HC Deb 07 July 1987 vol 119 cc97-8W
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.