§ 72. Mr. BAKER
asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that complaints are made as to the way in which relief work is distributed in the Bristol area; and whether he will supply a statement showing the number of men placed on work at the Avonmouth Dock extension and their distribution among the Employment Exchanges?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of LABOUR (Miss Bondfield)
I am unaware of any particular complaints, but if the hon. Member will give me further information I will have inquiry made. I am informed that the following numbers of men have been placed on the Avonmouth Dock extension scheme by the Exchanges mentioned with the advice of the Bristol Local Employment Committee:
Bristol 91 Avonmouth 105 Eastville 14 Kingswood 3