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Dock Workers, Sunderland

Volume 526: debated on Tuesday 13 April 1954

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asked the Minister of Labour how many dock workers were unemployed in Sunderland at the latest available date; and what steps are being taken to provide them with employment.

school received from fees and endowments, respectively.

In the week ending 3rd April, the average daily number of registered dock workers surplus to requirements was 134. These men remain in the employment of the National Dock Labour Board and they are offered work in neighbouring ports as opportunity occurs.