HC Deb 30 January 1975 vol 885 c272W
Mr. Stokes

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the latest figures he has available for men and women in Halesowen and Stourbridge who are working short time.

Mr. John Fraser

Currently there are 600 males and 3,200 females known to my Department to be on short-time working in the Stourbridge employment office area. The comparable figures for Halesowen are 22 males and 16 females.