§ Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the latest unemployment figures for Greenock and Port Glasgow; and if he will break these figures down by district council ward.
§ Mr. Lang
On 11 February 1988 (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 760 Port Glasgow South 664 Clune Brae 583 Port Glasgow West 381 Gibshill 735 Blairmore 434 Bellville 521 Greenock East Central 665 Broomhill 329 Gateside 367 Bow 537
Ward name Unemployed claimants Larkfield 517 Upper Larkfield 566 Greenock South 484 Greenock West Central 315 Greenock West End 191 Costituency total 8,049
This informaton is available in the Library.