§ MR. ARTHUR HENDERSON) (Durham, Barnard Castle
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many workplaces in the occupation of charitable institutions within the metropolitan area are entered on the lists of workshops and factories kept by the Factory Department; and what is the principal work carried on in them.
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. GLADSTONE,) Leeds, W.
According to the Inspectors' Reports thirteen factories, eighteen workshops, and six laundries in the metropolitan area are entered on the district registers as being conducted by religious or charitable institutions. The work carried on in these thirty-one institutions (not counting the six laundries) is the making of clothing, firewood cutting, letterpress printing, and basket making.