HC Deb 12 February 1931 vol 248 c551

asked the Minister of Labour if she has any information with regard to present unemployment in foreign countries, with the relative rate of increase from the normal, specifying which countries have a high or low tariff system?

The MINISTER of LABOUR (Miss Bondfield)

The latest available statistics of unemployment in the chief oversea countries are published each month in the "Ministry of Labour Gazette." I am sending the hon. Member a copy of the current issue, in which the figures are given at page 32. I am afraid that I am not in a position to express an

NUMBER of persons on the registers of the Grimsby Employment Exchange at Mid-January of 1928, 1929, 1930, and 1931.
Date. Men. Boys. Women. Girls. Total.
16th January, 1928 3,590 165 227 135 4,117
14th January, 1929 3,020 180 261 164 3,625
13th January, 1930 2,846 183 326 139 3,494
12th January, 1931 4,061 235 590 214 5,100