§ 18. Mr. Roy Hughes
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the level of male unemployment in Newport, Gwent and Wales at the latest available date. 
§ Mr. Redwood
In April 1995, the unadjusted, male unemployment rate in the Newport travel-to-work area was 11.2 per cent. The corresponding figures for Gwent and Wales were 11.9 per cent. and 11.3 per cent. respectively.