§ Sir A. STEEL-MAITLAND
No, as far as the rise in the Bank rate is concerned, and the actual result, perhaps 1955 the hon. Member will put a question on some future occasion to my right hon. Friend. As regards this week's figures, they have nothing whatever to do with the rise in the Bank rate.
§ Mr. SHINWELL
As the right hon. Gentleman is responsible for analysing the causes of unemployment, can he say what are the possible effects of the rise in the Bank rate?
|INSURED PERSONS classified as belonging to certain industries recorded as Unemployed in Great Britain at 21st January, 1929.|
|Wholly Unemployed.||Temporarily Stopped.||Total.||Wholly Unemployed.||Temporarily Stopped.||Total.|
|Engineers' Iron and Steel Founding|
|Construction and repair of motor vehicles, cycles and aircraft.||12,113||2,652||14,765||969||202||1,171|
|Woollen and Worsted||6,772||8,945||15,717||5,777||15,008||20,785|