HC Deb 20 March 1930 vol 236 c2138W

asked the Minister of Labour the figures of unemployed insured persons classified as belonging to the theatrical, music hall and cinema industries for the 12 months ended to the last convenient date?


Separate statistics are not available respecting the numbers unemployed in the theatrical, music hall and cinema industries. For statistical purposes such persons are included in the group "Entertainments and Sports." The following Table shows the numbers of insured persons, aged 16 to 64, classified as belonging to the entertainments and sports group recorded as unemployed in Great Britain during the last 12 months:

Date. 1929. Insured Persons Unemployed.
25th March 7,432
22nd April 7,331
27th May 7,228
24th June 7,385
22nd July 7,293
26th August 7,022
23rd September 7,159
21st October 8,699
25th November 9,824
16th December 9,725
27th January 10,556
24th February 10,891