HC Deb 02 August 1904 vol 139 c517

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he could obtain and publish comparative figures showing the amount and percentage of non-employment in the skilled and unskilled trades of the principal industrial countries.

(Answered by Mr. Gerald Balfour.) Such statistical information on this difficult subject as it has been found possible to obtain has been compiled in accordance with a promise made to my hon. friend earlier in the session, and will be ready for publication shortly.