§ Major HORE-BELISHA
asked the Minister of Labour whether he will give the figures for unemployment in Devonport for each of the months in 1914, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923 and 1924?
§ Sir A. STEEL-MAITLAND
The numbers on the registers at the Devonport Employment Exchange are as under:
The items referred to by the hon. Member are apparently the same as those dealt with in my reply of the 20th February, 1925, in which I stated that while no entry of additional departmental workmen was made, the execution of these works prevented increase of unemployment by obviating discharges.2499W