HC Deb 19 May 1924 vol 173 c1856W

asked the Minister of Labour whether there was an increase or decrease in the number of persons employed on schemes for the relief of unemployment at the end of April, 1923, as compared with the end of January, 1923; and what was the amount of the increase or decrease?


Between the end of January and the end of April, 1923, the numbers as reported to my Department increased from 98,812 to 115,846, an increase of 17,034.