§ Mr. Barry Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many (i) Welsh jobless people in the Deeside travel-to-work area and (ii) jobless people in Wales had, at the latest available date, been out of work for over one year, over two years, and over three years, respectively.
§ Mr. Nicholas Edwards
The latest information relates to October 1983 when the figures were as follows:
Claimants un-employed for over one year Claimants un-employed for over two years Claimants un-employed for over three years Shotton TTWA 3,494 1,931 1,066 Wales 64,917 33,959 17,994