§ Mr. Foulkes
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many qualified medical doctors were registered as unemployed in the United Kingdom as a whole in September of each of the past three years.
§ Mr. Alison:
At September 1982, the number of unemployed people registered at employment offices in the United Kingdom for employment as medical practitioners was 1,418. The corresponding figures at September 1980 and September 1981 were 493 and 1,020, respectively.