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Registration

Volume 446: debated on Tuesday 27 January 1948

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asked the Minister of Labour, how many persons of each category have registered under the Registration for Employment Order; and how many according to his computation were liable to register.

The number of persons registered as street traders under the Registration for Employment Order, 1947, in the towns covered by the registration notices, during the week ending 10th January, 1948, was 13,174. No estimate of the number liable to register is available. The numbers registered in the other categories referred to will be announced as soon as they are available.

asked the Minister of Labour if he will issue a tabular statement showing the number of male and female persons who have registered under the Registration for Employment Order 1947, in the following categories: persons not gainfully employed, street traders, and persons registered by their employers, giving separate figures for England, Scotland and Wales.

The number of persons registered as street traders under the Registration for Employment Order, 1947, in the towns covered by the registration notices, during the week ending 10th January, 1948, was as follows:—

England12,517
Wales131
Scotland526
Total Great Britain13,174
The total for Great Britain includes 250 women. The numbers registered in the other categories referred to are not yet available.