§ 15. Mr. Thorne
asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons registered 1153 at the West Ham Employment Exchanges at the last convenient date, showing the figures, separately, of men, women, boys and girls; and the number of persons who have found employment for one month or more through these Employment Exchanges during the 12 months ended to the last convenient date?
§ Mr. E. Brown
As the reply includes a number of figures, I will, if I may, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the reply:
§ The Table below shows the numbers of unemployed persons on the registers of the Employment Exchanges in West Ham* at 15th March, 1937, and the numbers of vacancies filled by those Exchanges during the period 24th March, 1936, to 15th March, 1937. Statistics showing the numbers of persons placed in employment lasting one month or more are not compiled.
|—||Number of unemployed persons on the registers at 15th March, 1937.||Number of vacancies filled during the period 24th March, 1936–15th March, 1937.|
|Men aged 18 years and over.||9,328||5,765|
|Boys under 18 years of age.||164||1,559|
|Women aged 18 years and over.||1,468||2,150|
|Girls under 18 years of age.||137||1,812|
|* These Exchanges are the Canning Town and Stratford Employment Exchanges and Juvenile Employment Bureaux.|