HC Deb 07 March 1928 vol 214 c1122
21. Mr. LUNN

asked the Minister of Labour if he will state what is the total number of miners registered as unemployed in the County of Yorkshire, and the total registered as unemployed for the whole of the United Kingdom, at the latest date?


The number of insured persons classified as belonging to the coal mining industry who were recorded as unemployed in Yorkshire at 20th February, 1928, was 21,893, including 12,434 temporarily stopped from the service of their employers. The corresponding figures for the whole of Great Britain were 215,442 and 70,993, respectively.