§ 57. Mr. J. HUDSON
asked the Minister of Labour the number of unemployed workers in the iron and steel trades on 1st November, 1924, and on the latest date for which the information is available?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of LABOUR (Mr. Betterton)
The number of persons registered as unemployed in Great Britain on 27th October, 1924, at steel melting and iron puddling furnaces, iron and steel rolling mills and forges was 48,557. The corresponding figure for 25th May, 1925, was 48,888.
§ Brigadier-General Sir HENRY CROFT
Do not the imports of manufactured goods of that description represent a higher amount of labour than those quoted by the hon. Gentleman?