HC Deb 22 March 1988 vol 130 cc75-6W
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

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