HC Deb 27 March 1979 vol 965 c95W
17. Mr. Flannery

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the latest unemployment figures; and how they compare with the same period in the previous year.

Mr. Booth

At 8 March, the provisional number of people registered as unemployed in Great Britain was 1,339,806, compared with 1,398,980 at March 1978, a drop of 59,174 on the figure for last year.