HC Deb 11 March 1929 vol 226 cc793-4
21. Rear-Admiral SUETER

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether his attention has been called to the scheme of work proposed by the Felstead beet-sugar factory under which Irish immigrant labour is to be employed; and, in view of the unemployment now existing in the neighbourhood, will he look into the matter with a view to encouraging the greater employment of local labour?

Captain BOWYER (Lord of the Treasury)

I have been asked to reply. My right hon. Friend was not previously aware of the proposal referred to in the first part of the question, but he is having inquiries made, and will communicate with my hon. and gallant Friend.

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