Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29 January 1959.

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Photo of Mr David Eccles Mr David Eccles , Chippenham 12:00, 29 January 1959

I think that the January figures are 1,700 workers wholly unemployed and 2,274 temporarily stopped. If we have the extra 2,000 jobs they will go quite a considerable way towards easing the position.