HC Deb 15 December 1938 vol 342 cc2204-5W
Mr. E. J. Williams

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number of persons employed at the Bridgend Royal Arsenal; the number recruited from the locality; the name of the Exchange; and the number drawn from each Exchange?

Mr. E. Brown

The number of persons engaged at the Royal Ordnance Factory at Bridgend at 8th December was 3,893. Of these 2,320 were engaged through eight local Exchanges, of which the following are particulars:

Numbers engaged.
Bridgend 750
Aberkenfig 325
Ogmore Vale 285
Maesteg 490
Pontycymmer 300
Pontyclun 60
Porthcawl 60
Kenfig Hill 50

In addition, there were engagements through Exchanges in the Rhondda, Port Talbot, and Neath areas.