§ Mr. G. M. Thomson
asked the Minister of Labour if he will state, for the most convenient date in November, the number of wholly unemployed persons on the registers of the Dundee Employment Exchange in respect of duration of unemployment.137W
§ Mr. Wood
The following table gives the information:
NUMBERS OF WHOLLY UNEMPLOYED PERSONS ON THE REGISTERS OF THE DUNDEE EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE AT 17TH NOVEMBER, 1958 Duration of Unemployment Males Females Total Up to 2 weeks 844 185 1,029 More than 2 weeks and up to 8 weeks 648 242 890 More than 8 weeks 1,616 561 2,177 Total 3,108 988 4,096
(1)A more detailed analysis according to duration of unemployment is obtained once a quarter in March, June, September and December.
(2) The Table above excludes persons registered as temporarily stopped. The number in that category in Dundee at 17th November was 169.