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asked the Minister of Health whether he will give an estimate of the total number of unmarried women of 55 years of age and over and also of 60 years of age and over, and the proportion in each class who are industrially employed?
Mr. E. Brown
The figures for which my hon. Friend asks are as follow:—
|Single women aged 55 and over||760,000|
|Widowed women aged 55 and over||1,680,000|
|Single women aged 60 and over||560,000|
|Widowed women aged 60 and over||1,430,000|