Unemployment Statistics

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7 February 1983.

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Photo of Mr Nicholas Edwards Mr Nicholas Edwards , Pembroke 12:00, 7 February 1983

Between May 1979 and January 1983 the number of unemployed claimants in Wales increased by 103,487. In the Shotton travel-to-work area and Clwyd between May 1979 and October 1982 the number of registered unemployed increased by 5,837 and 13,779 respectively; between October 1982, when the new basis was introduced, and January 1983 the number of unemployed claimants increased by 360 and 1,584.