asked the Minister of Labour if he will give a schedule show- ing the number of unemployed in the main industries of the East and West Ridings of Yorkshire, showing separately unemployment due to fuel shortage and comparative figures for March and April.
The following table shows the numbers of insured persons registered as unemployed in the East and West Ridings Region at 10th March and 14th April. Separate figures of unemployment due to the fuel shortage are not available.
|Industry||10th March.||14th April.|
|Steel Melting and Iron Puddling, etc.||2,954||1,445|
|Construction and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Cycles and Aircraft.||1495||1203|
|Shipbuilding and Ship-repairing.||389||516|
|Woolen and Worsted||25,268||9,704|
|Textile Bleaching, Printing, etc.||4,049||2,334|
|Civil Engineering Construction.||1,469||602|
|Hotel, Boarding House, Catering, etc., Service.||975||830|
|National Government Service.||1,655||1,242|
|Local Government Service||1,129||917|
|All other industries and Services.||22,220||12,090|
|TOTAL, all industries and services.||82,670||39,777|