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Building Workers, The Hartlepools

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 22 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Labour whether he will give at the last convenient date the number of building trade workers employed in the Hartle-pools exchange area, showing each grade of workers separately.

The following table gives the informtaion desired for July, 1948, the latest date for which figures are available:

Approximate numbers of men and boys in employment* in the building industry in the area of the Hartlepool and West Hartlepool employment exchanges at July, 1948.
Carpenter, Joiner260
Slater, Tiler (Roof)30
Painter, Decorator, Paperhanger260
Plumber, Gas Fitter, etc.160
All other occupations (mainly labourers)880
*Based on the numbers of national insurance cards issued to employees at the employment exchanges in question.