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Dockyards (Employment)

Volume 236: debated on Monday 17 March 1930

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the total number of men in employment in each of the Royal dockyards for each quarter since April, 1929?

The figures required to supplement those given in reply to the question of the hon. Member on 6th May, 1929 [OFFICIAL REPOBT, columns 1954–5], are:

July, 1929.October, 1929.January, 1930.
Portsmouth10,72210,72810,761
Devonport10,34010,12510,782
Chatham7,4807,3277,421
Sheerness1,8601,8301,879
Pembroke Dock674944
Rosyth192198196

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the total number of men established and hired, respectively, employed in Devonport Dockyard in each of the months of December, 1929, January and February, 1930, respectively?

The numbers of workpeople at the several dates were:

Established.Hired.Total.
28th December, 19293,0577,69510,752
25th January, 19303,0447,36610,410
22nd February, 19303,0417,59210,633
These figures relate to Vote 8 Departments and are in correspondence with those given in reply to the hon. Member's question on 20th December, 1929 [OFFICIAL REPORT, Column 1790],