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Dock Workers

Volume 654: debated on Monday 19 February 1962

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asked the Minister of Labour if he will state the average number of registered dock workers for whom no work has been available since 1st January, 1962, for the country as a whole and separately for each of the ports at which the National Dock Labour Board operates.

The following information has been supplied by the National Dock Labour Board:

AVERAGE NUMBER OF REGISTERED DOCK WORKERS FOR WHOM NO WORK WAS AVAILABLE DURING THE PERIOD 1ST JANUARY, 1962 TO 10TH FEBRUARY, 1962.
NumberPercentage of Register
All Ports7,22510·6
Tyne and Wear38225·8
Middlesbrough and Hartlepool15011·8
Hull and Goole62613·1
Grimsby and Immingham37119·7
Wash Ports12422·6
East Anglia1910·6
London2,7229·9
Medway and Swale4411·6
South Coast36317·2
Plymouth2921·3
Cornwall3315·9
Bristol and Severn974·7
South Wales48020·5
Liverpool8125·8
Garston11616·6
Manchester1194·6
Preston317·5
Fleetwood3714·2
Barrow2432·4
Cumberland5845·0
Ayrshire5332·9
Greenock8732·0
Glasgow1888·3
Barton6813·0
East Scotland19211·3