HC Deb 03 December 1958 vol 596 cc135-6W
67. Mr. Fitch

asked the Minister of Labour how many miners and how many textile workers were unemployed in Wigan during the month of November, 1958.

Mr. Wood

Fifty-two in the coal mining industry and 843 in the textile industries at 17th November, 1958.

68. Mr. Fitch

asked the Minister of Labour what percentage of the insured population of Wigan were registered as unemployed for the months of May, June, July, August, September, October and November, 1958.

Mr. Wood

4.8 per cent. in May, 4.0 in June, 3.9 in July, 6.2 in August, 5.0 in September, 5.4 in October and 5.7 in November.

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