HC Deb 18 March 1952 vol 497 cc185-6W
23. Mr. F. Willey

asked the Minister of Labour the total number of persons unemployed in Sunderland at the latest available date and a list of classes of employment mainly affected.

Sir W. Monckton

4,075 at 11th February. The industries with the largest numbers unemployed were shipbuilding and repairing, engineering and electrical goods, building and contracting, the distributive trades and catering hotels, etc.