§ 30. Commander BELLAIRS
asked the Prime Minister whether the Government have considered the question of coordinating the discipline of the Navy and Royal Marines, under the Naval Discipline Act, with that of the Army, Air Force, and Royal Marines on shore, under the Army and Air Force Acts; and what steps have been taken in this direction?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of LABOUR (Mr. Betterton)
I will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT a table showing the numbers of insured workpeople classified as belonging to the lace industry, and the numbers of such persons recorded as unemployed, in the South-Western Division of England at July, 1925, 1926, and 1927, but I am unable to state how many of these are in the plain net branch of the industry. According to the-latest information in my possession 47 to 48 hours constitute a normal working week in the West of England lace industry.
§ Following is the table: