§ 10. Mr. Denville
asked the Minister of Labour the figures of the able-bodied men signing on at the Employment Exchange in Newcastle-on-Tyne?
§ Mr. E. Brown
At 12th February, 1940, there were 10,404 unemployed men aged 18 and over on the registers of Employment Exchanges in Newcastle-on-Tyne.
§ Mr. Kirkwood
Is it not time that the Minister and those who are associated with him tackled this question of unemployment seriously, and abolished it?