HC Deb 08 July 1913 vol 55 c233W

asked the President of the Board of Trade, if he will give the total number of unemployment books issued under Part II. of the National Insurance Act up to the 30th January, 1913, under the following heads: building, works of construction, shipbuilding, engineering and ironfounding, construction of vehicles, saw milling, and other industries; and the total number of claims to unemployment benefit made?


submitted the following statement showing the number of Unemployment Books issued to work-people in each of the Insured Trades up to and including 28th June, 1913:—

Building 859,649
Works of Construction 186,049
Shipbuilding 273,278
Engineering and Ironfounding 862,672
Construction of Vehicles 214,718
Sawmilling 19,080
Other Industries 86,046
Total 2,501,492