§ 17. Mr. BECKER
asked the Minister of Labour if he can state the number of jobs which have been found for the unemployed by the Employment Exchanges during the last 12 monthly periods?
§ The MINISTER of LABOUR (Mr. Thomas Shaw)
During the 12 months ended 7th April, 1924, the number of vacancies filled by Employment Exchanges in Great Britain was 962,063. I will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT the details for each month in the period.
§ Captain BRASS
Can the right hon. Gentleman state whether the jobs that have been found since the present Government took office are due to the efforts of this Government or of the previous Government?
§ Following are the details:
|4 weeks ended 7th May, 1923||…||76,290|
|4 weeks ended 4th June, 1923||…||65,684|
|4 weeks ended 2nd July, 1923||…||62,830|
|5 weeks ended 6th Aug., 1923||…||81,331|
|4 weeks ended 3rd Sept., 1923||…||58,312|
|5 weeks ended 8th Oct., 1923||…||77,738|
|4 weeks ended 5th Nov., 1923||…||70,173|
|4 weeks ended 3rd Dec., 1923||…||80,049|
|5 weeks ended 7th Jan., 1924||…||97,138|
|4 weeks ended 4th Feb., 1924||…||84,584|
|4 weeks ended 3rd March, 1924||…||89,714|
|5 weeks ended 7th April, 1924||…||118,220|