§ 75. Mr. Malcolm MacPherson
asked the Minister of Labour how many men and women, respectively, are unemployed and how many are on short time in the
NUMBERS OF UNEMPLOYED PERSONS ON THE REGISTERS OF THE FALKIRK AND BONNYBRIDGE EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGES AT 11TH FEBRUARY, 1957 AND 17TH FEBRUARY, 1958 Employment Exchange 11th February, 1957 17th February, 1958 Wholly unemployed *Temporarily stopped Wholly unemployed Temporarily stopped Males Females Males Females Males Females Males Females Falkirk … … 421 519 272 60 538 547 110 4 Bonnybridge … … 65 174 185 21 96 189 5 16 * The "temporarily stopped" include persons working short-time who were not at work on the Monday to which the figures relate and who were registered at the employment exchanges. The figures exclude short-time workers who were at work on the Monday but stood off on some other day or days of the same week. Complete statistics of the numbers working short-time are not available.