§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he is satisfied with the current level of employment on Merseyside; and what further steps he proposes to take to reduce the level of unemployment.
§ Mr. Golding
I am far from satisfied with the current level of unemployment on Merseyside. However, the area is already benefiting considerably from the various measures that we have taken to mitigate the worst effects of unemploy-154W tary of State for Employment, it is hoped a further statement will be made shortly.