HC Deb 02 March 1936 vol 309 cc1010-1W

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state separately the total number of unemployed men and women over the age of 18, resident in the borough of Southwark and registered at the Wal-worth Road (Borough) Employment Exchange at the last convenient date; and also the statistics of the numbers that were applying for unemployment allowances?


On 20th January, 1936, there were 9,659 men and 2,689 women aged 18 years and over on the registers of the Borough (Walworth Road) Employment Exchange as unemployed. Of these 2,650 men and 140 women were applying for unemployment allowances and 5,626 men and 1,823 women were resident in the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark. The numbers resident in the borough and applying for assistance are not known.