HC Deb 12 February 1958 vol 582 c47W
73. Mr. G. Thomas

asked the Minister of Labour the number of building workers registered as unemployed in Wales during December, 1957; and what were the comparable figures for 1956 and 1955.

Mr. lain Macleod

2,453 at 9th December 1957, compared with 1,739 at 10th December, 1956, and 1,271 at 12th December, 1955.

Mr. Pentland

asked the Minister of Labour what was the number of unemployed building trade operatives registered in the County of Durham at the latest convenient date; and what was the comparable number a year ago.

Mr. Iain Macleod

1,254 at 13th January, compared with 1,215 at 14th January, 1957.

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