§ Mr. Dubs
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the present level and percentage rate of unemployment in London; and what are the comparable figures for blacks.
§ Mr. Alan Clark
[pursuant to his reply, 10 December 1984, c. 360]: The latest available information comes from the 1983 labour force survey which provides the following provisional estimates for the Greater London area, for the second quarter of 1983.
Out of employment (Thousand) Out of employment as a proportion of economically active (per cent.) All ethnic origins 300 9 Non-white ethnic origin 75 15