HC Deb 02 June 1931 vol 253 cc17-8
24. Sir K. WOOD

asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons registered as unemployed at the last convenient date; and the number so registered as unemployed on or about the same period in 1929?


At 18th May, 1931, there were 2,506,937 persons on the registers of Employment Exchanges in Great Britain. The number at 19th May, 1930, was 1,759,460.