§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the unemployment rate in the North-West Wales special development area at the latest available date; and how this compares with the average rate for special development areas in England.
§ Mr. John Fraser
At January 1976 the rates of unemployment were 14.6 per cent. for the North West Wales Special Development Area and 9.7 per cent, for special development areas in England.