Stornoway

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th July 1949.

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Photo of Mr Malcolm Macmillan Mr Malcolm Macmillan , Na h-Eileanan an Iar 12:00 am, 12th July 1949

asked the Minister of Labour what is the number of unemployed persons on the Stornoway register at the most recent census; and what percentage this is of the local insurable population.

Photo of Mr George Isaacs Mr George Isaacs , Southwark North

The number of unemployed persons on the register at 13th June was 660. This represents 13 per cent. of the number of employees to whom insurance cards were issued at July, 1948.