HC Deb 06 February 1979 vol 962 c96W
Mr. O'Halloran

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the percentage of construction workers unemployed in the Greater London area; and how these figures compare with other trades.

Mr. Golding

At 9 November 1978, the latest date for which the quarterly industrial analysis of the unemployed is available, the rates of unemployment in the Greater London area were 8.6 per cent. in the construction industry and 3.5 per cent. in all other industries and services.

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