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Building Workers, Greater London

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 1 April 1952

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86.

asked the Minister of Labour how many building trade workers are unemployed in the London Region, giving separate figures for each trade and labourers; and what are the comparative figures for March, 1951.

The March figures are not yet available.The table gives the information for February with comparative figures for February, 1951.

NUMBERS OF MALES WHOSE LAST EMPLOYMENT WAS IN THE BUILDING INDUSTRY REGISTERED AS UNEMPLOYED AT EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGES IN GREATER LONDON AT THE ABOVE MENTIONED DATES:
Occupation11th February, 195212th February 1951
Carpenters and joiners488202
Bricklayers152107
Masons55
Slaters and tillers6635
Plasterers, etc.261123
Painters and decorators4,0422,908
Plumbers, gas fitters, etc.210104
Glaziers3250
Builders' and general labourers2,3521,732
All other occupations911623
TOTAL8,5195,889