HC Deb 10 February 1933 vol 274 cc509-10

asked the Minister of Labour for each of' the last 10 years, or any lesser number of years during which the details have been tabulated, the number of male workers between 18 and 19 years of age who have made claims for benefit at the Employment Exchanges in Dundee and whose previous employment was in Dundee jute mills or factories?


Statistics are not available in respect of unemployment among persons of 18 and 19 years of age, but since 1929 separate statistics have been compiled for the age group 18–20. The average number of insured men aged 18 and under 21 years in the jute industry classification who were claimants for insurance benefit or transitional payments at Dundee Employment Exchange was 342 Ministry of Health Provisional Order (Taunton and District Joint Hospital District) Bill,

As amended, considered; to be read the Third time upon Monday next,