HC Deb 15 March 1934 vol 287 c590W
Lieut.-Commander BOWER

asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons registered as unemployed in Great Britain at steel-melting and iron-puddling furnaces, iron and steel rolling mills and forges, on the latest date for which the information is available and on corresponding dates in the years 1932 and 1933?


At 19th February, 1934, there were 47,783 insured persons in the steel melting and iron puddling, iron and steel rolling and forging industry classification recorded as unemployed in Great Britain. The corresponding figures for 22nd February, 1932, and 20th February, 1933, were 79,931 and 73,778 respectively.