HC Deb 20 March 1952 vol 497 c236W
121. Mr. Burke

asked the Minister of Labour what was the number of vacancies for weavers registered at the Burnley employment exchange in October, 1951; and how many vacancies there were at the latest convenient date in February, 1952.

Sir W. Monckton

The available figures relate to the cotton weaving industry as a whole. The numbers of vacancies notified to the Burnley employment exchange and remaining unfilled at 24th October, 1951, were135 for males, 174 for females

The corresponding figures for 13th February, 1952, were: 13 and 14, respectively.