HC Deb 02 March 1939 vol 344 c1440
79. Mr. Tomlinson

asked the Minister of Labour the numbers of unemployed at the Farnworth Employment Exchange on 31st January, 1939; and what were the corresponding figures on 31st January, 1938?

Mr. E. Brown

At 16th January, 1939, there were 3,376 unemployed persons, aged 14 and over, on the registers of the Farnworth Employment Exchange; the corresponding figure for 17th January, 1938, was 3,183.