Dock Workers, Cardiff

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd July 1957.

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Photo of Mr Iain Macleod Mr Iain Macleod , Enfield West 12:00 am, 3rd July 1957

The numbers of dock workers on the Cardiff register at June, 1951, and at June, 1957, were 1,017 and 764, respectively. During the week ending 15th June, 1957, on an average approximately 12·4 per cent. of the dock workers proved attendance daily because work was not available.