HC Deb 24 July 1924 vol 176 cc1535-6W

asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that the Unemployment Department of Oxford is receiving complaints that men unemployed in the county are refusing agri- cultural employment, such as haymaking, hoeing, etc.; whether these reports have been substantiated; and, if so, what official action has been taken in connection with them?


I am not aware of the complaints mentioned in the question, but inquiries are being made, and I will communicate with the hon. and gallant Member as soon as the information is available.

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