§ 2. Mr. STOREY
asked the Minister of Labour whether he will make a statement on the age distribution of the unemployed registered at the Sunderland, Pallion, and Southwick-on-Wear Employment Exchange and the Sunderland division juvenile employment bureau at the latest convenient date?
§ Lieut.-Colonel MUIRHEAD
As the reply includes a number of figures, I will, if I may, circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the statement:
§ The following Table shows the numbers of unemployed men and women, in each age-group for which particulars were obtained, registered at the Sunderland, Pallion and Southwick-on-Wear Employment Exehangeslat 2nd November, 1936:
|65 years and over||17||1||18|
|Total aged 18 and over.||15,230||1,397||16,627|
§ Corresponding statistics for Juveniles under 18 years of age are not available in respect of 2nd November, but at 26th October the numbers unemployed, registered at the above Exchanges and the Sunderland District Juvenile Employment Bureau, in each age-group, for which particulars were obtained, were as follow:
|14 and under 16 years.||319||382||701|
|16 and under 18 years.||434||440||874|
|Total aged 14 and under 18 years.||753||822||1,575|