Mr. T. THOMSON
asked the Minister of Labour the number of unemployed who registered at the Middlesbrough Employment Exchange in each of the last two months, and the corresponding figures for a year ago?
§ Sir A. STEEL-MAITLAND
The numbers of persons on the registers of the Middlesbrough Employment Exchange were 8,011 at 8th February, 1926, and 9,168 at 21st December, 1925, as compared with 9,692 at 9th February, 1925, and 10,624 at 29th December, 1924. Figures giving the number of registrations in each month are not available.