HC Deb 03 April 1947 vol 435 c2215
53. Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

asked the Minister of Labour what proportion of the increase of 50,000 in the labour force in building and civil engineering prescribed for 1947 in paragraph 128 of Cmd. 7046 had been achieved by the latest convenient date.

Mr. Isaacs

An increase of approximately 10,000 occurred in the labour force of the building and civil engineering industry during January. Figures for later months are not yet available.