§ 5. Mr. LEES-JONES
asked the Minister of Labour the number of insured persons of both sexes in the brewing trade recorded as unemployed in Great Britain on the 31st December, 1932, and the 31st December, 1931?
§ Sir H. BETTERTON
Separate figures in respect of insured persons in the brewing trade are not available. In the drink industries as a whole (including the brewing, distilling and bottling of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink) there were 15,090 insured persons recorded as unemployed in Great Britain at 21st December, 1931, of whom 10,490 were males and 4,600 females. The corresponding total at 19th December, 1932, was 13,865, including 11,202 males and 2,663 females.