HC Deb 27 February 1953 vol 511 cc245-6W
Mr. W. Wells

asked the Minister of National Insurance how many persons were in receipt of unemployment benefit through the Walsall Employment Exchange at the end of January, 1953; and what were the comparable figures in January, 1951, and January, 1952, respectively.

Mr. Peake

On 19th January, 1953, there were 511 persons receiving unemployment benefit at Walsall Employment Exchange. In January, 1951, there were 108 and in January, 1952. the number was 97.