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Bethnal Green

Volume 345: debated on Monday 20 March 1939

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asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state, at the nearest available date, the number of male and female persons registered as unem-

Air Raid General Precautions Services, including Reserves.173,914141,96882
Auxiliary Fire Services44,43615,71635
Police Auxiliary Services21,64912,74359
The strength of regular police and fire brigades are 99 and 97 per cent. of establishment respectively.

ployed in the Metropolitan borough of Bethnal Green; and the numbers of unemployed men under the age of 21 and over the age of 45 in the same borough?

At 13th February, 1939, 2,938 insured males and 807 insured females, aged 16 –64, resident in Bethnal Green, were recorded as unemployed. I regret that separate figures are not available in respect of those under 21 and over 45 years of age.