HC Deb 17 November 1966 vol 736 cc184-5W
Mr. Beaney

asked the Minister of Labour how many registered port employers there were at any convenient date in 1962 and in 1965; and how many there are today in the ports of Glasgow, Hull, Liverpool and Bristol, and, in enclosed docks and all docks, respectively, in London.

Mrs. Shirley Williams

Following are the numbers of port employers maintaining their registration with the National Dock Labour Board. For purposes of comparison with paragraph 279 of the Devlin Report (Cmnd. 2734), however, the National Association of Port Employers supply the following numbers of currently active employers: London (enclosed docks) 16, (employers of tally clerks) 20, Liverpool 46, Hull 66, Glasgow 6, Bristol 42.

At 31st December 1962 At 31st December 1965 At 31st November 1966
Glasgow 21 19 6
Hull 122 91 79
Liverpool† 118 93 90
Bristol 76 75 68
London* 372 315 286
* Separate figures for the enclosed docks are lot available.
† Including Birkenhead and Bromborough.

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