Skip to main content

Dock Workers

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 1 April 1952

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Minister of Labour how far the dock working system known as the Shaw, Savill and Albion Scheme, has been put into force at any home port, and with what result.

NUMBER OF REGISTERED DOCK WORKERS
AreaPortRegisters as at
18th March, 195218th March, 19501st July, 1947*
LONDON30,34927,32927,399
LIVERPOOLLiverpool15,82114,12317,841
Birkenhead2,5652,234
Bromborough260217
18,64616,574
Garston and Widnes9851,036
MANCHESTERSalford2,9512,536
Partington105142
Ellesmere Port212172
Runcorn and Weston Point7381
3,3412,9312,958
GREENOCK424474445
GLASGOW3,2442,7753,381
TYNE AND WEARNewcastle and Dunston725634
South Shields494556
North Shields413368
Blyth209213
Sunderland305332
Seaham3236
2,1782,1393,086
* The National Dock Labour Scheme came into force in June, 1947. Figures for individual ports for that date are not available.