§ Colonel Clifton Brown
asked the Minister of Labour whether he can give the total numbers of unemployed in the Hexham, Prudhoe, and Haltwhistle districts, respectively, for 1st July, 1937, and 1st July, 1936?
§ Mr. E. Brown
At 21st June, 1937, the latest date for which figures are available, the numbers of unemployed persons on the registers of the Hexham, Prudhoe and Haltwhistle Employment Exchanges were 452, 525 and 525 respectively. At 22nd June, 1936, the corresponding figures were 712, 639 and 610 respectively.