HC Deb 10 November 1932 vol 270 cc478-9
6 and 7. Lord SCONE

asked the Minister of Labour (1) the numbers and professions of unemployed persons registered at Perth Employment Exchange to the nearest convenient date;

(2) if he will state, to the nearest convenient date, the numbers and professions of the unemployed persons registered at the Employment Exchanges in Perthshire?


As the reply includes a table of figures, I will, if I may, circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the statement:

Insured persons recorded as unemployed at Employment Exchanges in Perthshire on 24th October, 1932.
Industry. Perth Employment Exchange. Other Employment Exchanges in Perthshire.
Building 318 240
Public Works Contracting 265 187
Distributive Trades 248 138
Laundries, Dyeing and Dry Cleaning 138 10
Hotel, Boarding House, etc. Service 82 55
All other industries and services 1,331 545
Total 2,382 1,175