§ Mr. Pendry
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many vacancies are registered for jobs in the Stalybridge, Hyde and Glossop employment office areas, and in what categories.
§ Mr. Jim Lester
[pursuant to his reply, 28 November 1980]: The following table gives the numbers of notified 71W vacancies remaining unfilled at employment offices and careers offices in the area specified, analysed by order of the standard industrial classification, at 8 August, the latest date for which this information is available.
Vacancies notified to employment offices are estimated to be about one-third of all vacancies in the economy as a whole. Because of possible duplication the figures for employment offices and careers offices should not be added together.
At Employment offices At Careers offices Food, drink and tobacco 17 — Chemicals and allied industries 2 — Mechanical engineering 5 — Electrical engineering 2 — Metal goods not elsewhere specified 3 — Textiles 3 — Clothing and footwear 3 1 Bricks, pottery, glass, cement, etc. — 1 Timber, furniture, etc. 6 — Paper, printing and publishing 3 1 Other manufacturing industries 2 1 Construction 13 — Transport and communication 7 — Distributive trades 15 — Insurance, banking, finance and business services 8 — Professional and scientific services 6 — Miscellaneous services 16 — Public administration and defence 4 2 Total, all industries and services 115 6
§ Mr. Pendry
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many males and how many ferciales who left school and colleges in April and July 1980, respectively, are registered as unemployed in the Stalybridge, Hyde and Glossop employment office area.
Average Prices at December Item 1973 1977 1978 1979 1980 1½ lbs Brussel sprouts 12.15p 15.45p 16.65p 20.40p *24.75p 3 lbs potatoes (white) 6.90p 12.30p 12.90p 20.10p *16.20p 1 pt beer (bottled/canned) *18.50p *37.70p *39.80p †46.90p †53.80 Cost of first class postage stamp 3.50p 9.00p 9.00p 10.00p 12.00p (Cost of 24 saamps) (84p) (£2.16) (£2.16) (£2.40) (£2.88) * October prices † August prices
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