HC Deb 02 November 1939 vol 352 c2124W
Mr. W. Joseph Stewart

asked the Minister of Labour whether he: can state the number of unemployed miners now registered at the various Employment Exchanges in county Durham?

Mr. E. Brown

The table below shows the numbers of insured persons, aged 14.64, in the coal-mining industry classification recorded as unemployed at the undermentioned Employment Exchanges at IIth September, 1939:

man has not been given a post by the Ministry of Labour, with the result that he has been without employment since 29th August, 1939?

Mr. E. Brown

If the hon. Member will let me have particulars of the case to which he refers, I shall be glad to look into it.