HC Deb 17 March 1938 vol 333 c619W
Mr. Gallacher

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number of women employed in industrial undertakings in Leslie, Fifeshire, and the number of these who are, respectively, married and single?

Mr. E. Brown

At July, 1937, the estimated number of women, aged 18–64, insured under the General Scheme of Unemployment Insurance, in the area served by the Leslie Employment Exchange, as indicated by the number of unemployment books exchanged, was 900. Separate figures for married and single women are not available. The number recorded as unemployed at 14th February, 1938, was 41.