Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th February 1972.

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Photo of Sir Peter Emery Sir Peter Emery , Honiton 12:00 am, 7th February 1972

Will my right hon. Friend think again about areas or towns where unemployment is massively above any regional or national level? I think of Exmouth, where the unemployment level is about 13 per cent. and which is entirely a tourist area. It is strange that in the West Country some areas without such employment problems can get aid whereas other areas with employment problems can get nothing.