§ 32. Mr. Radice
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what were the numbers of unemployed for the northern region in May 1979 and in April 1983, respectively.256W
§ Mr. Alison
At May 1979 the number of unemployed claimants in the north region was 106,000 compared with 216,900 at April 1983. The figures are seasonally adjusted and exclude school leavers.