Orders of the Day — Problems of the Regions

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th April 1967.

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Photo of Mr William Hannan Mr William Hannan , Glasgow Maryhill 12:00 am, 24th April 1967

Does the hon. Gentleman suggest that emigration and unemployment began only in October, 1964? Is he not aware that, during the period of office of the previous Conservative Administration, in 1963, there were 163,000 unemployed and that unemployment today is less than it was when the present Government came into office?