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Building Workers, Glasgow

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 12 April 1949

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asked the Minister of Labour if he will give the number of building trade workers registered as unemployed in the City of Glasgow at the last convenient date, showing each grade separately.

The following table gives the information desired:

Numbers of males registered as unemployed in the Glasgow area, including Rutherglen, at 14th March, 1949, whose last employment was in the building industry.
Carpenter, Joiner22
Slater, Tiler (Roof)7
Plasterer, etc.19
Painter, Decorator, Paperhanger105
Plumber, Gas Fitter, etc.7
All other occupations (mainly labourers)1,569