§ Mr. D. ADAMS
asked the Minister of Labour the number of unemployed in the shipbuilding industry at the latest available date, and comparable figures for the two previous years?
§ Mr. E. BROWN
At 20th May, 1935, the latest date for which figures are available, there were 65,916 insured persons aged 16–64 in the shipbuilding and ship-repairing industry classification recorded as unemployed in Great Britain. The576W corresponding figures for 14th May, 1934, and 22nd May, 1933, were 76,203 and 99,165 respectively.