HC Deb 16 November 1982 vol 32 c92W
Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many (a) university graduates and (b) qualified medical doctors were registered as being unemployed in Wales in September of each of the past five years; and how many university graduates have been unemployed for between 12 and 24 months.

Mr. Wyn Roberts

Information about university graduates is not available in the form requested. Available information on medical practitioners is that for each September since 1978 the numbers registered as unemployed have been 22, 30, 40, 46 and 71, respectively.

Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what are the latest figures available for (a) the numbers unemployed for over 12 months and for over 24 months and (b) the number of young persons under the age of 18 and under the age of 25 years unemployed in each of the travel-to-work areas that cover the Carmarthen constituency.

Mr. Wyn Roberts

The figures which relate to July 1982 are given in the following table:

Travel-to-work area Over 12 months Over 24 months Aged under 18 Aged under 25
Carmarthen 292 102 158 490
Lampeter 384 189 51 313
Llandeilo 149 56 0 102
Llanelli 2,231 784 562 2,337