§ Sir F. Medlicott
asked the Minister of Labour how many persons were unemployed in the County of Norfolk at the latest available date, distinguishing between agricultural workers and others; and how these figures compare with numbers unemployed on the corresponding dates in 1956 and 1957.
§ Mr. Iain Macleod
The following Table gives the information desired.
NUMBERS OF UNEMPLOYED PERSONS ON THE REGISTERS OF EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGES IN NORFOLK AT THE UNDERMENTIONED DATES Date All Industries and Services Number included in previous column whose last employment was in Agriculture and Horticulture 12th November, 1956 2,984 234 11th November, 1957 4,738 518 17th November, 1958 5,462 601