HC Deb 03 March 1939 vol 344 cc1637-8W
Sir J. Smedley Crooke

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number of disabled ex-service men who are employed under the King's National Roll in the following districts: Sheffield, Bristol, Newcastle, Nottingham, Portsmouth, Leicester, Plymouth, Bolton, Southampton, Sunderland, Birkenhead, Middlesbrough, Derby, Blackburn, Stock-port, Preston, South Shields, Hudders-field, Cardiff, Swansea, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, and Aberdeen?

Mr. E. Brown

The following is the information desired:

Sheffield 4,939
Bristol 4,125
Newcastle-on-Tyne 2,520
Nottingham 3,492
Portsmouth 980
Leicester 2,807
Plymouth 534
Bolton 1,250
Southampton 685
Sunderland 988
Birkenhead 957
Middlesbrough 2,009
Derby 1,601
Blackburn 630
Stockport 659
Preston 1,505
South Shields 221
Huddersfield 1,109
Cardiff 1,666
Swansea 307
Glasgow 7,352
Edinburgh 3,647
Dundee 979
Aberdeen 901

In certain cases where firms give comprehensive undertakings covering all their branches the figures for the whole undertakings are given under the district in which the enrolment is recorded by the local King's Roll Committee.

Disabled ex-Service men employed by Government Departments and the four great railways, who are engaged in various districts throughout the country, are not included in the figures quoted.

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