§ Colonel CLIFTON BROWN
asked the Minister of Labour the number of unemployed at the middle of June, 1932, and 1935 in the Hexham, Haltwhistle, and Prudhoe areas, respectively?
§ Mr. E. BROWN
The available figures, which relate to a date towards the end of June in these years, are given in the following table:—
Numbers of unemployed persons on the registers of the Hexham, Haltwhistle and Prudhoe Employment Exchanges in June, 1932, and June, 1935. Employment Exchange. 27th June, 1932. 24th June, 1935. Hexham … 1,036 770 Haltwhistle … 851 643 Prudhoe … 709 649