HC Deb 11 May 1992 vol 207 c35W
13. Mr. Ray Powell

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what are the current unemployment figures for Ogmore, Mid Glamorgan and Wales; and what the figures were in May 1979.

Mr. Gwilym Jones

In March 1992 there were 4,435, 32,551, and 125,871 unemployed claimants in the Ogmore constituency, Mid Glamorgan and Wales. Comparable data for May 1979 for Ogmore and Mid Glamorgan is not available. The comparable number of unemployed claimants in Wales in 1979, seasonally adjusted, was 66,100 and 122,500 in March 1992.