§ Dr. Godman
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish the latest unemployment figures for Greenock and Port Glasgow in the Official Report by district council ward boundary.
§ Mr. Lang
On 14 May 1987 (the latest date for which information is available) the number of unemployed claimants in each electoral ward of the Greenock and Port Glasgow parliamentary constituency was as shown in the table:
Ward Name Unemployed Claimants Port Glasgow East 759 Port Glasgow South 671 Clune Brae 642 Port Glasgow West 357 Gibshill 838 Blairmore 420 Bellville 493 Greenock East Central 663 Broomhill 330 Gateside 322 Bow 572 Larkfield 567 Upper Larkfield 643 Greenock South 493 Greenock West Central 356 Greenock West End 205 Constituency Total 8,331
The information is available in the Library.