§ Mr. PIELOU
asked the Minister of Transport what progress is being made with the new road between Birmingham and Wolverhampton, and the number of unemployed working on the scheme?
§ Mr. GOSLING
I am informed that the contractors started work on three separate sections of the road on 4th February last The number of unemployed men engaged is at present upwards of 200. The area of operations, and the number of men employed, are being increased week by week as possession is obtained of the land required for the road.