HC Deb 06 February 1951 vol 483 c1518
28. Mr. Craddock

asked the Minister of Labour how many persons are registered as unemployed in the City of Bradford; and what is the number of building operatives unemployed with their respective occupations.

Mr. Lee

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

Following is the reply:

The total number of unemployed persons on the registers of the Bradford employment exchange at 15th January, 1951, was 730. This figure includes the following numbers of men and boys whose last employment was in the building industry:

Occupation. Number.
Carpenters 4
Bricklayers 2
Plasterer 1
Painters and Decorators 39
Plumber 1
All other occupations in the building industry (mainly labourers) 65