Unemployment and Economic Policy

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 4th February 1963.

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Photo of Dr Jeremy Bray Dr Jeremy Bray , Middlesbrough West 12:00 am, 4th February 1963

Even taking the figure of 65,000, there is an increase of 20,000 in the permanently unemployed. This is far from being merely a failure to improve the situation; there has been a continuing decline in the situation.