§ 18. Mr. DOUGLAS HACKING
asked the Minister of Labour the total increase in the number of the staff employed in the Employment Exchanges since 1st June, 1929?
§ Miss BONDFIELD
The total staff of the divisional offices and Employment Exchanges (excluding cleaners) was 11,717 on 27th May, 1929, and 16,735 or, 3rd November, 1930, an increase of 5,018.
§ Mr. GORDON MACDONALD
Can the right hon. Lady give the figures for the numbers signing on on those days?
|27th May, 1929||…||1,132,281|
|3rd November, 1930||…||2,263,177|
§ Captain CROOKSHANK
Are those 5,000 persons included in the 160,000 for whom employment is found, directly or indirectly, by the Government?