HC Deb 27 October 1980 vol 991 cc145-6W
Mr. Park

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish a table showing the number of unemployed, and the unemployment percentage rate in each employment exchange area in the West Midlands; and if he will show how the figures compare with the same month in each of the past five years.

Manchester announced since the beginning of 1980; what are the numbers in prospect; and if he will publish comparable figures for each of the past 10 years.

Mr. Jim Lester:

I shall reply to the right hon. Member as soon as possible.