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Cotton Workers, Bolton

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1952

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asked the Minister of Labour the total number of cotton operatives employed in the borough of Bolton who were registered as wholly unemployed and temporarily unemployed, respectively, on 1st February or the last convenient date.

One hundred and sixty-nine wholly unemployed and 858 temporarily stopped at 14th January. The figures include all registered unemployed (including clerks and other ancillary workers as well as operatives) whose last employment was in the cotton industry.