HC Deb 05 July 1923 vol 166 cc635-6W

asked the Minister of Labour, if he is aware of the continued bad trade in the woollen district of Morley; and what the number of unemployed were signing at the Employment Exchange in May, 1921, 1922, and 1923, males and females, respectively?


The number of unemployed persons in the woollen industry registered at the Morley Exchange at the dates mentioned were as follows:

Males. Females. Total.
May, 1921 1,096 1,747 2,843
May, 1922 884 912 1,796
May, 1923 241 210 451
These figures indicate a substantial improvement since 1921 of trade in the Morley district.

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