§ 79. Sir G. HURST
asked the Minister of Labour the latest figures as to the number of unemployed persons in Manchester and Salford; and how does such number compare with the corresponding number in May, 1929?
§ The MINISTER of LABOUR (Miss Bondfield)
At 1st June, 1931, there were 95,796 persons on the registers of Employment Exchanges in the Manchester and Salford areas. The number at 3rd June, 1929, was 36,064.