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15. Mr. Hain

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement about the change in the level of unemployment during the year to May 1991 in(a) Neath and (b) Wales as a whole.

Mr. David Hunt

The number of unemployed claimants in the Neath constituency and Wales increased by 731 and 29,043 respectively in the year to May 1991.

16. Mr. Ray Powell

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will state the number of unemployed males and females in May 1989 and 1990 in Ogmore, Mid Glamorgan and the present recorded number.

Mr. David Hunt

The information requested is as follows:

Ogmore constituency Mid Glamorgan 1 South Wales
May 1989
Male 2,045 15,406 47,679
Female 656 4,992 16,150
May 1990
Male 1,801 13,952 41,929
Female 497 3,784 11,964

Ogmore constituency Mid Glamorgan 1South Wales
May 1991
Male 2,533 19,620 59,019
Female 621 4,788 14,630
1 South Wales is defined here as Mid, South and West Glamorgan and Gwent.

18. Mr. Win Griffiths

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many men and how many women, showing full and part-time separately, were in employment in January 1979 and the latest date for which figures are available, in Wales and Mid Glamorgan.

Mr. David Hunt

Employees in employment data below national level is available only in census of employment years. The following table therefore shows data for June 1978—the nearest to January 1979—and the latest available—September 1989—containing both Mid Glamorgan and Wales:

Mid Glamorgan Wales
June 1978
Male full-time 106.6 587.9
Male part-time 3.3 25.3
Female full-time 48.8 249.6
Female part-time 27.5 152.5
September 1989
Male full-time 79.8 484 5
Male part-time 4.1 37.2
Female full-time 44.7 255.2
Female part-time 36.4 209.8