HC Deb 13 November 1930 vol 244 cc1880-1W
Major GLYN

asked the Minister of Labour of the 2,161,700 persons registered in September as unemployed, how many of these and of which sex were registered in the territory surrounding Liverpool, Manchester, Warrington, and Bolton, and from there extending towards Leeds, and in Glasgow and the South-Western area of Scotland, respectively?

Numbers of persons on the Registers of Employment Exchanges in certain areas at 29th September, 1930.
Area. Men. Boys. Women. Girls. Total.
All Employment Exchanges within the area bounded on the North by a line drawn from Liverpool through Wigan and Bolton and thence to Leeds, and on the South by a line drawn from Liverpool to Warrington, Manchester and Leeds. 277,488 12,403 145,467 11,394 1446,752
Glasgow area (including Bridgeton, Finnieston, Glasgow, Glasgow South Side, Govan, Kinning Park, Kirkintillock, Maryhill, Parkhead, Partick, Rutherglen and Springburn Employment Exchanges). 65,721 2,817 17,236 2,285 88,059
South-Western area of Scotland (including the Counties of Lanark (excluding Glasgow area), Renfrew, Ayr, Dumfries, Kirkcudbright and Wigtown). 61,969 2,271 11,435 1,771 67,436


asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons registered as being unemployed in the following industries: artificial silk, motor cars, cutlery, and glove-making for the months of October, 1929 and 1930, respectively?


Separate statistics of unemployment among insured persons are not available in respect of the cutlery and glove industries. At 27th October, 1930, there were recorded as unemployed in Great Britain 19,078 insured persons classified as belonging to the silk and artificial silk industry and 38,577 classified as belonging to the construction and repair of motor vehicles, cycles and aircraft, as compared with 6,899 and 19,509 respectively at 21st October, 1929.

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