HC Deb 28 July 1938 vol 338 c3326W
Mr. Lyons

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number of persons registered for unemployment in the hosiery and underwear trades who were unemployed wholly or in part, in the whole country and in the city of Leicester, respectively, at the latest convenient date?

Mr. E. Brown

The following table shows the numbers of insured persons in the hosiery (including hosiery underwear) industry recorded as unemployed in Great Britain and at Leicester at 13th June, 1938:

Great Britain. Leicester.
Aged 16–64 years:
Wholly unemployed 6,158 1,236
Temporarily stopped 8,970 2,343
Aged 14 and 15 years* 200 8
*Separate statistics of the numbers wholly unemployed and temporarily stopped are not available for juveniles under 16 years of age.