HC Deb 11 May 1956 vol 552 cc130-1W
Mr. Bartley

asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons now signing the unemployed register at Washington, Birtley and Chester-le-Street Ministry of Labour and National Service local offices, showing the number of men, number of married women, the number of unmarried women, separately, and also the number of unfilled vacant jobs in each area.

Mr. Iain Macleod

The following table gives the information desired.

Numbers registered as unemployed at 16th April, 1956 Vacancies unfilled at 4th April, 1956
Employment Exchange Men Women Men Women
Married Others
Washington 27 24 25 47 1
Birtley 41 13 7 25 9
Chester-le-Street 144 9 24 8 3