HC Deb 27 February 1963 vol 672 c175W
Mr. Warbey

asked the Minister of Labour what was the number of hosiery workers registered as unemployed at employment exchanges in the Midlands region on the latest date for which figures are available; and what was the number so registered 12 and 24 months earlier.

Mr. Hare

At 14th January, 1963. 2,179 people whose last employment was in the hosiery and other knitted goods industry were unemployed in the Midlands region. The comparable figures for 12 and 24 months earlier are 857 and 831 respectively.