HC Deb 18 February 1982 vol 18 cc187-8W
11. Mr. Stanbrook

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what further consultations he has had on the recommendations in the Scarman report.

Mr. Whitelaw

I have consulted the Police Advisory Board, and the Police Training Council. I have set in hand a programme of consultation throughout England and

Mr. Winnick

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many were registered unemployed for six months or more or for 12 months or more in (a) the United Kingdom, (b) the West Midlands area and (c) the Walsall travel-to-work area in May 1979; and what were the comparable figures at the latest available date.

Mr. Alison

[pursuant to his reply, 16 February 1982, c. 99]: The numbers registered as unemployed are analysed by duration of unemployment in January, April, July and October. The following is the information at April 1979 and January 1982 for the areas specified.

Wales on Lord Scarman's recommendations for local liaison committees, and have placed in the Library of the House a copy of the letters sent on my behalf to give effect to this work.

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