HC Deb 21 October 1952 vol 505 cc102-3W
135. Mr. Willey

asked the President of the Board of Trade what number of persons, men and women separately, were employed in North-Eastern Trading Company factories in Sunderland on the latest available date.

Mr. H. Strauss

On 30th August, 1952, the latest date for which official statistics are available, 1,314 men and boys and 3,433 women, making a total of 4,747, were employed in these factories.