HC Deb 10 July 1935 vol 304 cc335-6W

asked the Minister of Labour the number of insured workers in the general engineering, marine engineering and building industries registered as unemployed at the Sunderland, Pallion and Southwick-on-Wear employment exchanges at the latest convenient date; and what percentage these figures represent of the insured workers in these industries registered at those exchanges?

Lieut.-Colonel MUIRHEAD

, pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 8th July, 1935; col. 19, Vol. 304], supplied the following statement:

Numbers and percentages of insured persons, aged 16–64, recorded as unemployed in the undermentioned industries at Sunderland, Pallion and Southwick-on-Wear Employment Exchanges and Sunderland juvenile employment bureau at 24th June, 1935:

Leicester by industries, numbers and percentages, respectively, for the months of May and June of this year?


The available figures relate to the area served by the Leicester Employment Exchange and juvenile employment bureau. The following table gives the information desired for this area:

Number. Per cent. of numbers insured at July, 1934.
General Engineering 849 46.4
Marine Engineering 1,390 58.4
Building 1,313 31.6