HC Deb 19 July 1983 vol 46 c92W
40. Mr. Foster

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the latest unemployment figure for the northern region.

Mr. Gummer

In June there were 218,570 unemployed claimants in the north region. This figure does not include 11,704 unemployed school leavers under 18 years of age registered at careers offices who are not yet entitled to benefit.