HC Deb 01 August 1952 vol 504 c211W
Mr. Shepherd

asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons in the cotton textile industry who are totally unemployed, including temporarily stopped, and the number of operatives working short time, respectively.

Mr. Watkinson

The latest available figures of unemployment were those for 16th June, published in the Ministry of Labour Gazette yesterday. Figures for 14th July will be available in about a week's time and I will send them to my hon. Friend.