§ 114. Mr. de Freitas
asked the Minister of Labour the latest figures for unemployment and short-time working in Lincoln and Lincolnshire, respectively; and how these figures compare with those of a year ago.
Mr. fain Macleod
On 17th November, 1958, there were 601 persons registered as wholly unemployed at the Lincoln Employment Exchange and 832 as temporarily stopped. For the rest of the County of Lincolnshire the figures were 5,081 and 280 respectively. Comparative figures for a year ago were 453 and 189 for Lincoln, and 3,494 and 162 for the rest of the county.