§ Mr. Blenkinsop
asked the Minister of Labour what were the total numbers registered as temporarily and wholly unemployed on Tyneside showing the main categories affected as at the latest available date compared with twelve months previously.
§ Mr. Iain Macleod
The following is the information desired:
NUMBERS REGISTERED AS UNEMPLOYED AT EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGES AND YOUTH EMPLOYMENT OFFICES ON TYNESIDE — 13th October, 1958 14th October, 1957 Shipbuilding and Repairing 1,291 400 Engineering 895 462 Building and Contracting 1,308 660 Transport 1,591 1,073 Distribution 1,084 658 Other industries and services 5,371 3,048 Total—all industries and services 11,540 6,301
The above totals include respectively 119 who were temporarily stopped on 13th October, 1958, and 64 on 14th October, 1957.