§ 4. Sir K. WOOD
asked the Minister of Labour the number of permits issued by her since Jane, 1929, to enable Russian nationals to obtain employment in this country?
§ Miss BONDFIELD
The number of permits issued during the period 1st July, 1929, to 31st January, 1931, to enable Russians to enter this country to take up employment is 381. Of this number 331 were in respect of theatrical and variety artists and musicians.
§ 50. Sir K. WOOD
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the number of Soviet citizens who have been authorised to visit this country since June, 1929?
§ The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. Clynes)
Since the beginning of June, 1929, 742 visas have been authorised for Soviet citizens desirous of proceeding to the United Kingdom.