HC Deb 25 November 1920 vol 135 c689W

asked the Minister of Labour the number of men resident in Cardiff engaged in the engineering and ship-repairing industries, dock workers, and seamen out of employment in the

Occupation. Cardiff (including Bute Dock) Exchange.
Live Register Claiming unemployment benefit or out-of-work donation.
October 15th. November 12th October 10th. November 12th.
Engineering 222 281 43 294
Shipbuilding and ship-repairing 658 604 729 518
Dock labourers 69 69
Seamen 8 432 7 432
888 1,386 779 1,313

As regards the last part of the question, I am not aware that there was any delay in bringing empty wagons forward, nor am I aware that the unemployment position has been affected by any lack of wagons. In this connection, I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which he received on 8th November to the question on this subject that he addressed to my right hon. Friend the Minister of Transport.