HC Deb 06 December 1922 vol 159 cc1747-8
48. Mr. C. WILSON

asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the Joint Industrial Conference of 1919 having been able to produce an unanimous Report on wages and hours, he will, with a view to convincing the public that the Government is in earnest in regard to unemployment, and thereby allaying discontent, consider whether, between the time the House rises and re-assembles, a similar joint industrial council can get together to consider the causes of unemployment?


I do not think that any useful purpose would be served at the present time by setting up a special body to investigate such a wide and controversial subject, as the causes of unemployment