HC Deb 04 July 1950 vol 477 c14W
Mr. Hastings

asked the Minister of Labour what was the number of unemployed of each of the principal grades of the building industry on the nearest convenient date.

Mr. Isaacs

The following table gives the information desired:

Numbers of unemployed persons on the registers of employment exchanges in Great Britain at 15th May, 1950, whose last employment was in the building industry.
Carpenters 1,022
Bricklayers 334
Masons 25
Slaters and tillers 133
Plasterers 248
Painters and decorators 1,858
Plumbers and glaziers 647
All other occupations 18,386
TOTAL 22,653

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