HC Deb 28 March 1979 vol 965 c201W
Mr. Hicks

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will state for January the unemployment figures expressed as a percentage, and the actual number registered as unemployed, for the United Kingdom, South-West region, the South-West assisted area and the following employment exchange districts: Bodmin, Liskeard-Looe, the Saltash and

Numbers registered as unemployed Percentage rates of unemployment
United Kingdom 1,455,275 6.1
South-West region 106,336 6.6
South-West assisted area 29,248 10.0
Bodmin employment office area 533 8.3
Liskeard travel-to-work area 761 11.8
Saltash employment office area* 526
Plymouth travel-to-work area* 10,482 8.6
* There are no separate unemployment figures for Torpoint, which is part of the Devonport employment office area, and for Gunnislake, which is part of the Tavistock employment office area. Saltash, Devonport and Tavistock together with Plymouth and Plympton form the Plymouth travel-to-work area. Unemployment rates can be calculated for the whole of a travel-to-work area but not separately for its constituent parts.

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