HC Deb 06 April 1937 vol 322 cc47-8W
Mr. Day

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number of persons, men and women, respectively, placed in employment during the past 12 months by the Employment Exchanges of Great Britain?

Mr. E. Brown

The number of separate individuals placed in employment is not known, but the total numbers of vacancies filled by Employment Exchanges and Juvenile Employment Bureaux in Great Britain between 24th March, 1936, and 15th March, 1937, were as follow:

Men aged 18 years and over 1,533,776
Boys aged 14 and under 18 years 275,070
Women aged 18 years and over 543,007
Girls aged 14 and under 18 years 248,049
Total 2,599,902