HC Deb 03 February 1913 vol 47 cc1779-80
30. Mr. CROFT

asked what was the total emigration from Great Britain and Ireland in the year 1912; and what were the chief destinations of emigration?

The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Buxton)

Returns in which emigrants are distinguished from other passengers leaving the United Kingdom are not available for the whole of the year 1912. The information available is contained in the Return Cd. 6070—XI., circulated about a fortnight ago, a marked copy of which I am sending to the hon. Member.


Have any steps been taken to endeavour to keep the emigration at present going to the United States within the British Empire?


I must have notice of that.