HC Deb 18 May 1984 vol 60 c296W
Mr. Jack Thompson

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the current level of unemployment in (a) the northern region, (b) the mid-Northumberland area and (c) the Northumberland travel-to-work areas.

Mr. Alan Clark

The following table gives the number of unemployed claimants, at 5 April, in the areas specified.

Travel-to-work area Number
Alnwick 1,659
Berwick on Tweed 926
Haltwistle 419
Hexham 974
Morpeth (Mid-Northumberland) 9,156
North Region 225,569