HC Deb 20 July 1927 vol 209 cc409-10W

asked the Minister of Labour the number of exchanges and branch employment offices open, also the number of staff employed at the exchanges and branch exchange offices and headquarters, respectively, on the week ending 25th June, 1927, or such later date for which returns are available?


The latest date for which figures are available is the 4th July, 1927. On that date there were 411 Employment Exchanges and 750 Branch Employment Offices.

The staff in post comprised:

In Employment Exchanges, 9,148 officers.

In Branch Employment Offices, 742 Branch Managers and 138 Departmental Officers.

A number of personal clerks are employed by Branch Managers, but particulars of these are not available.

The staffs employed at the headquarters and divisional offices of the Employment and Insurance Department were 270 and 703, respectively.