HC Deb 16 March 1978 vol 946 c302W
Mr. Lee

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many nurses, qualified as SRN and SEN respectively, were registered as unemployed at the last available date and how many were so registered in each of the different regions in England.

Mr. Golding

The following table gives the numbers of unemployed people registered at employment offices in Great Britain and the English regions at 8th December 1977 for employment as State registered and State enrolled nurses and certified midwives. Information is available for these categories collectively but not separately:

Great Britain 4,635
South-East 1,164
East Anglia 124
South-West 533
West Midlands 313
East Midlands 206
Yorkshire and Humberside 412
North-West 518
North 401