HC Deb 08 July 1946 vol 425 cc34-5W
Mr. S. Shephard

asked the Minister of Labour the numbers of male and female workers employed in the hosiery trade in May, 1945, and at the latest known date.

Mr. Isaacs

At the end of May, 1945, approximately 12,300 male and 50,300 female workers, including insured persons and half the number of part-time female workers, were employed in the hosiery industry in Great Britain. The corresponding figures for the end of May, 1946, were 18,100 males and 57,100 females.

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