HC Deb 12 June 1995 vol 261 c405W
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. [26049]

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.