§ 1 and 2. Lord SCONE
asked the Minister of Labour (1) to the nearest convenient date, the numbers of wholly and partially unemployed dyers, glass workers, and linen workers in the city of Perth;
(2) to the nearest convenient date, the numbers of wholly and partially unemployed bleachers in the county of Perth, together with the corresponding figures for the same date in 1931?
§ Sir H. BETTERTON
As the replies to these questions include, in each case, a table of figures, I will, if I may, circulate statements in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
|(1) Insured persons recorded as unemployed at the Perth Employment Exchange at 25th April|
|Industry.||Wholly unemployed.||Temporarily stopped.||Total.|
|Laundries, job dyeing and dry cleaning✶||…||119||1||120|
|Glass (excluding bottles and scientific glass)||…||19||13||32|
|✶ Separate figures for dyers are not available.|
|These figures include ancillary workers such as clerks, warehousemen, etc., as well as persons normally engaged on factory processes.|
§ (2) The following table shows the number of insured persons in the textile bleaching, printing, dyeing, etc., classification recorded as unemployed at employment exchanges in the county and the large burgh of Perth at 25th April, 1932, and 27th April, 1931. Separate figures for bleachers are not available.
|Date.||—||Wholly unemployed.||Temporarily stopped.||Total|
|25th April, 1932||…||County of Perth (excluding Perth Large Burgh).||6||131||137|
|Perth Large Burgh||46||84||130|
|27th April, 1932||…||County of Perth||5||133||138|
|Perth Large Burgh||55||163]||218|