HC Deb 29 January 1948 vol 446 c1194
51. Mr. Dumpleton

asked the Minister of Labour if he will state, by regions, the numbers of building trade operatives registered as unemployed at the most recent convenient date.

Mr. Isaacs

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

Following is the reply:

The numbers of insured males aged 14 and under 65 years in the building industry registered as unemployed at 8th December, 1947, in each region were as shown below:

Region Number
London and South Eastern 5,385
Eastern 1,030
Southern 718
South Western 763
Midland 561
North Midland 513
East and West Ridings 1,055
North Western 3,607
Northern 2,396
Scotland 3,410
Wales 2,011
Great Britain 21,449