HC Deb 18 November 1937 vol 329 c593W
Mr. Riley

asked the Minister of Labour the number of male and female textile workers, respectively, signing on at the Dewsbury Employment Exchange in the months of October, 1935, 1936 and 1937?

Mr. E. Brown

The following table shows the numbers of insured males and females, aged 14–64, in the textile industries, recorded as unemployed at the Dewsbury Employment Exchange at a date in October of each of the years 1935, 1936 and 1937:

Date. Males. Females.
21st October, 1935 819 430
26th October, 1936 333 319
18th October, 1937 611 675