§ The MINISTER of LABOUR (Miss Bondfield)
During the 12 months ended 31st May, 1930, 206 men passed into employment from the bricklaying classes at the Birmingham and Dudley Centres. Of this number, 137 were placed in employment with builders on the understanding that they would have oppor- 2116 tunity of making further progress in that trade. The remainder were placed in or found employments of other kinds. The commencing wages varied from 10d. to 1s. 3d. an hour.
§ 4. Mr. ALBERY
asked the Minister of Labour how many unemployed men are at present in training centres, and how many unemployed women are at present in training centres?
§ Miss BONDFIELD
On 27th June, 4,637 men and 1,047 women were in training at centres administered or financially assisted by my Department.