HC Deb 24 November 1936 vol 318 c243W

asked the Minister of Labour the number of young men, between the ages of 18 and 24 years, registering at the Salford Employment Exchange on 30th March, 1936, who have been unemployed for three months or over?


Statistics with regard to the duration of unemployment are available only in respect of persons applying for insurance benefit or unemployment allowances. At 23rd March, 1936, the number of male applicants, aged 18 and under 65 years who had been on the registers of the Salford Employment Exchange for three months or more was 2,765, of whom 79 were 18 and under 21

Statement showing for the cereal years 1930–31 to 1935–36 the acreage and production of Wheat in the United Kingdom, the estimated number of weeks flour supply represented by such production and the average price of Wheat in England and Wales as ascertained under the Corn Returns Act, 1882, and the Corn sales Act, 1931.
Cereal Year. Acreage Total Production. Number of weeks supply of flavor(a). Average price in England and Wales(b).
Per cwt.
Thousand acres. Thousand tons. Number of weeks. s. d.
1930–31 1,405 1,132 6 2
1931–32 1,250 1,013 8 6 0
1932–33 1,343 1,168 5 8
1933–34 1,745 1,612 13¼ 4 9
1934–35 1,866 1,869 15¼ 5 0
1935–36 1,882 1,753 14¼ 6 1
(a) Flour equivalent (at 70 per cent. extraction) of total production of wheat after allowing for the quantity required to seed the acreage in the following year and for the quantity of non-millable wheat (estimated at 4 per cent. of the crop).
(b) The average price in England and Wales during the twelve months August to July, ascertained from returns collected under the Corn Returns Act, 1882, and the Corn Sales Act, 1921. Corresponding figures for the whole of the United Kingdom are not available.