§ Mr. Winnick
asked the Sercretary of State for Employment what increases in numbers and percentages of unemployed have taken place in (a) the Walsall travel-to-work area, (b) the Black Country travel-to-work area and (c) the West Midlands since May 1979.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
Following is the information:
Increase in numbers unemployed between May 1979 and May 1981 Actual Percentage Walsall travel-to-work area 16,250 192.8 Dudley and Sandwell travel-to-work area 28,100 230.0 Wooverhampton travel-to-work area 12,297 150.3 West Midlands Region 176,423 149.9