HC Deb 28 April 1936 vol 311 c750W

asked the Minister of Labour whether he can give the figures of unemployment in the boot and shoe industry for the whole country and for the city of Leicester, respectively, for each of the 12 months ended 25th March, 1936, or the latest convenient date?


The table below shows the numbers of insured persons in the boot, shoe, etc., industry, recorded as unemployed (a) in Great Britain and (b) at Leicester, at one date in each month since March, 1935. The figures cover boot, shoe, slipper and clog manufacture and repairing. Separate statistics are not available for boot and shoe manufacture.