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Slough

Volume 237: debated on Thursday 3 April 1930

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asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the fact that unemployment in the Slough area is now worse than at any previous period, the number of the unemployed being over four times greater than when the present Government assumed office, she will discontinue transfers from the depressed areas into this district?

I find that the figures I gave to the hon. Member on 26th March last for the number of unemployed at Slough, included the men at the Slough Training Centre. In March last, for instance, out of 826 men included in the figures, 318 were at the training centre. The balance of 508 men

Adult Male Unemployed.Men from Depressed Areas attending Slough Training Centre.Adult Male unemployed, excluding figures in Col.2.
(1)(2)(3)
1929.
April189189
May147147
June190190
July23413797
August334189145
September396198198
October430211219
November494249245
December654287367
1930.
January715298417
February808318490
March826318508