Written Answers. - Registered Unemployed.

359.

asked the Taoiseach the number of unemployed persons signing at the different employment exchanges in County Meath at 31 August 1984, and 30 November 1984; and the total number for the whole of County Meath on the latest date for which figures are available.

The following table shows the number of persons on the live register at each local employment office in County Meath on 31 August 1984, 30 November 1984 and 28 December 1984.

Local Office

31 Aug. 1984

30 Nov. 1984

28 Dec. 1984

Kells

675

678

695

Navan

1,538

1,486

1,559

Trim

817

785

844

Total Co. Meath

3,030

2,949

3,098

360.

asked the Taoiseach the number of people registered unemployed at the employment offices in Mallow, Fermoy, Youghal, Midleton, and Cobh, County Cork, and the numbers for the same period in 1984 and the same period in 1983; if he will give a breakdown of the number on unemployment benefit and the number on unemployment assistance.

The latest date for which live register figures are available is 28 December 1984. The following table gives the information requested by the Deputy for this date and for the corresponding dates in 1983 and 1982.

Mallow

Fermoy

Youghal

Midleton

Cobh

31 December, 1982

Unemployment Benefit

584

482

337

629

322

Unemployment Assistance

418

357

282

310

136

Others

18

21

29

40

50

Total Live Register

1,020

860

648

979

508

30 December 1983

Unemployment Benefit

536

605

431

666

450

Unemployment Assistance

552

471

382

433

198

Others

57

28

35

48

55

Total Live Register

1,145

1,104

848

1,147

703

28 December, 1984

Unemployment Benefit

580

559

499

591

581

Unemployment Assistance

635

536

473

499

261

Others

82

40

49

66

73

Total Live Register

1,297

1,135

1,021

1,156

915