HC Deb 20 May 1954 vol 527 c142W
87. Mr. P. Wells

asked the Minister of Labour how many agricultural workers were registered as unemployed in England and Wales at the latest convenient date.

Sir W. Monckton

4,733 males and 2,161 females at 12th April, 1954, the latest date for which figures are available. The figures represent the numbers of unemployed persons whose last employment was in agriculture and horticulture.