HC Deb 07 May 1924 vol 173 c402

asked the Minister of Labour what was the number of unemployed in the City of Westminster when the Government took office, and what is the actual number now?

The MINISTER of LABOUR (Mr. T. Shaw)

The number of persons on the registers of the Westminster and Great Marlborough Street Employment Exchanges, the combined areas of which coincide approximately with the City of Westminster, was 2,747 on 11th February, 1924, and 2,222 on the 5th May, 1924.