§ 27. Mr. Ray Powell
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what are the most recent figures for male and female unemployment in the Ogmore constituency, Ogwr borough and Mid Glamorgan county council areas and the total in Wales; and what were the equivalent figures in June 1979.
§ Mr. Peter Walker
On 11 January 1990 there were 1,888, 3,053, 14,831 and 67,736 unemployed males in the Ogmore constituency, Ogwr borough, the county of Mid Glamorgan and Wales respectively. Comparable figures for unemployed females were 595, 1,086, 4,373 and 22,613 respectively. Figures for June 1979 are not available on a basis that enables a valid comparison to be made.