HC Deb 08 May 1928 vol 217 c173

asked the Minister of Labour how many shale miners and oil workers in the county of West Lothian were registered as unemployed at the Employment Exchanges in March of this year, and how many were in receipt of benefit?


As stated by my hon. and gallant Friend the Secretary for Mines, on 15th March last in reply to the hon. Member for the Bothwell Division (Mr. Sullivan), separate figures

Insured Persons classified as belonging to the COAL MINING INDUSTRY recorded as Unemployed at the Doncaster and Mexborough Employment Exchanges.
Date. Doncaster. Mexborough.
Wholly Unemployed. Temporarily Stopped. Total. Wholly Unemployed. Temporarily Stopped. Total.
26th April, 1926 111 1 112 62 2 64
23rd April, 1928 710 4,592 5,302 386 1,547 1,933