HC Deb 19 February 1952 vol 496 cc10-1W
75. Mr. H. Hynd

asked the Minister of Labour what are the latest figures of unemployment and short-time working in the area covered by Accrington Employment Exchange.

Sir W. Monckton

The total number of unemployed persons on the registers of the Accrington Employment Exchange and Youth Employment Office at 14th January was 137. This figure included 41 who were working short-time or otherwise temporarily stood off from their employment on 14th January.