HC Deb 20 June 1938 vol 337 cc721-2W
Mr. R. Robinson

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number of vacancies in the catering industry notified to each of the Employment Exchanges in Blackpool, Lytham St. Anne's, Fleetwood, Thornton Cleveleys, Margate, Ramsgate, Broadstairs, Scarborough, Whitby, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno, Rhyl, Frinton, Clacton, Walton-on-the-Naze, Southend-on-Sea, Morecambe, Southport, Wallasey, New Brighton, Brighton and Hove, Hastings, Bournemouth, Torquay, Skegness and Weston-super-Mare during the summer season of 1937; and what was the number of these vacancies filled by the Exchanges, giving the figures separately in each case and the total number of the vacancies?

Mr. E. Brown

pursuant to his reply (OFFICIAL REPORT, 3rd June, 1938; Vol. 336, col. 2437) supplied the following statement:

The statistical returns giving the figures desired are compiled at the end of June and December each year and statistics are therefore not available in respect of the summer season taken separately. The following table shows the numbers of vacancies notified and filled in hotel, boarding house, etc., service during the year ended December, 1937, in respect of the undermentioned Employment Exchanges:

Vacancies notified. Vacancies filed.
Blackpool 8,875 6,093
Lytham St. Anne's 799 569
Fleetwood 373 295
Margate 6,691 5,147
Ramsgate 797 546
Scarborough 4,679 3,717
Whitby 443 242
Colwyn Bay 660 421
Llandudno 2,863 2,115
Ryl 1,048 812
Clacton 1,090 709
Walton-on-the-Naze 47 29
Southend-on-Sea 1,486 907
Morecambe 1,778 1,026
Southport 4,997 4,369
Wallasey 739 585
Brighton and Hove 7,844 6,142
Hastings 1,353 1,173
Bournemouth 4,254 2,407
Torquay 3,838 2,348
Skegness 1,537 1,031
Weston-super-Mare 2,044 1,597
Total 58,235 42,280

Separate statistics are not available in respect of Thornton Cleveleys, Broadstairs, Frinton and New Brighton.