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Engineering Industry

Volume 237: debated on Monday 24 March 1930

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asked the Minister of Labour the number of men and women registered as engaged in the engineering trade and the number unemployed from the engineering trade in the last three months?

The following table shows the estimated numbers of insured persons aged 16 to 64, classified as belonging to the various branches of the engineering industry in Great Britain at July, 1929, and the numbers of such persons recorded as unemployed in each of the last three months:

Industry.Estimated numbers insured at July,1929.Insured persons recorded as unemployed atβ€”
16th December, 1929.27th January, 1930.24th February, 1930.
Males.Females.Males.Females.Males.Females.
Males.Females.Wholly unemployed.Temporarily stopped.Wholly unemployed.Temporarily stopped.Wholly unemployed.Temporarily stopped.Wholly unemployed.Temporarily stopped.Wholly unemployed.Temporarily stopped.Wholly unemployed.Temporarily stopped.
General Engineering, etc.532,56047,24039,87817,5101,47250544,61020,4031,78087146,69423,8381,8761,102
Electrical Engineering65,35018,6202,514283626823,0634148161193,186563859197
Marine Engineering52,1009204,8555451915,29051321β€”5,58957827β€”
Constructional Engineering.27,1201,0602,6286305242,8065353772,7856654610
Motor Vehicles, etc.218,65024,58013,6962,74397617814,5832,7191,19422515,7054,3901,258411
Total895,78092,42063,57121,7113,14577070,35224,5843,8481,22273,95930,0344,0661,720