§ 38. Sir K. WOOD
asked the Minister of Labour if steps are still being taken to promote industrial transference by placing persons from the depressed areas in employment elsewhere; and how many persons were transferred in the last four weeks for which figures are available?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of LABOUR (Mr. Lawson)
The answer to the first part of the question is in the affirmative. During four weeks ended 6th July, 2,083 persons were transferred from the depressed areas either direct or after a course at a centre.