HC Deb 12 July 1993 vol 228 cc352-3W
1991. Dr. Godman

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many people were registered as unemployed in the Greenock travel-to-work-area; and what was the figure in(a) 1985, (b) 1988 and (c)

Mr. Stewart

In April 1993, the number of people registered as unemployed in Greenock travel-to-work-area was 5,726, representing 13.2 per cent. of the work force. The equivalent figures in April 1985, 1988 and 1991 were (a) 9,368–19.5 per cent.—(b) 9,116–20.9 per cent.—and (c) 5,699–13.5 per cent.