HC Deb 20 May 1981 vol 5 c92W
Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will provide the latest youth unemployment figures for each employment exchange area in Wales for the latest available date, together with the numbers at that date engaged on the youth opportunities programme.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

The information is not readily available in the form requested and could only be produced at disproportionate cost. At county level the information is as follows:

January 1981
Numbers of registered unemployed aged under 20 years Numbers of participants on Youth Opportunity Programmes
South Glamorgan 3,551 1,596
Mid Glamorgan 6,417 3,461
West Glamorgan 4,222 1,737
Gwent 4,772 2,518
Dyfed 2,325 1,182
Powys 434 391
Gwynedd 1,634 914
Clwyd 3,120 2,211

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