HC Deb 18 February 1947 vol 433 cc157-8W
Mr. G. Roberts

asked the Minister of Labour the total number of persons registered as unemployed in the county of Caernarvon in January for 1939, 1946 and 1947; and the total number of persons in insured employment in the county on those dates.

Mr. Isaacs

The numbers of unemployed insured persons on the registers of em- ployment exchanges in Caernarvonshire were as follow:

  • 16th January, 1939–6,184.
  • 14th January, 1946–2,241.
  • 13th January, 1947–I,940
Estimates of the numbers of insured persons in employment are available for July only of each year. The estimated numbers in employment in Caernarvonshire in July, 1939, and 1946 were 25,000 and 27,000 respectively.