HC Deb 15 December 1987 vol 124 cc444-5W
97. Mr. Geraint Howells

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on the level of unemployment in Wales.

Mr. Peter Walker

At 8 October 1987, unemployment in Wales had fallen in each of the previous 17 months and, at 148,050, was 26,055 lower than a year earlier—a fall of 2.2 percentage points.

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