HC Deb 10 May 1978 vol 949 cc541-2W
23. Mr. Eyre

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many committees or working groups have been set up as a consequence of the establishment of the Birmingham partnership arrangements a year ago; how many public officials are involved in total; and how many meetings have taken place to date.

Mr. Freeson

Apart from the partnership committee, the official steering group—each of which have met three times—and the inner city team, the bulk of the

1977, in Colwyn Bay 76.6 per cent. of the registered unemployed were under 55 and 64.2 per cent. were under 45 years of age. In July 1977, the corresponding figures were 78.9 per cent. and 67.7 per cent.