§ Miss BONDFIELD
The debt of the Unemployment Fund from 1st June, 1929, to 21st June, 1930, increased by £5,640,000. Under the previous Government, i.e., between 4th November, 1924, and 1st June, 1929, the debt increased by £32,118,686.
§ Lieut.-Colonel HENEAGE
Does the right hon. Lady think that these figures 1316 give any true indication of the present increase of unemployment during the lifetime of the present Government?