HC Deb 18 November 1937 vol 329 c593W
Mr. Riley

asked the Minister of Labour the number of coal miners unemployed in the Dewsbury Employment Exchange area in the month of October, 1935,:1936 and 1937, respectively?

Mr. E. Brown

The numbers of insured males, aged 14–64, in the coal mining industry recorded as unemployed at the Dewsbury Employment Exchange at 21st October, 1935, 26th October, 1936, and 18th October, 1937, were 545, 125 and 117 respectively.