§ Mr. TURNER
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?
§ Sir M. BARLOW
The number of unemployed persons in the woollen industry636W registered at the Morley Exchange at the dates mentioned were as follows:
These figures indicate a substantial improvement since 1921 of trade in the Morley district.
— Males. Females. Total. May, 1921 1,096 1,747 2,843 May, 1922 884 912 1,796 May, 1923 241 210 451