HC Deb 15 June 1981 vol 6 c256W
Mr. Ray Powell

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many jobs supported by the temporary short-time working compensation scheme there are in each county in Wales for the last month for which figures are available; and what percentage of the total insured working population in each county each figure represents.

Mr. Peter Morrison

The following table shows the number of potentially redundant jobs covered in applications that were current on 1 June 1981, for each county in Wales.

1 June 1981
Area A B
Potentially redundant jobs Column A as a per-centage of all employed and registered unemployed people*
Clwyd 4,068 3.3
Gwent 4,897 2.8
Dyfed 1,853 1.7
Gwynedd 851 1.0
Mid Glamorgan 5,541 3.9
West Glamorgan 4,020 1.9
South Glamorgan 2,838 1.4
Powys 529 1.9
* Figures are based on the latest available estimates of all employed and registered unemployed people in each case. They do not include members of Her Majesty's Forces or the self-employed.