§ Mr. McLeish
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the total number of people in receipt of unemployment benefit in au, Fife, Central constituency at (a)June 1979, (b) June 1983 and (c) June 1987.
§ Mr. Portillo
The information requested, at the nearest available dates, is given in the following table:
Number of persons receiving unemployment benefit May 1979 May 1983 February 1987 Glenrothes UBO 873 1,605 1,676 Leven & Methil UBO 730 1,308 1,659