§ Colonel DAY
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the number of men, women and children, respectively, who have emigrated to Canada under the joint British and Canadian Governments' scheme (Empire Settlement Act, 1922), at a fare of £3, to the latest convenient date, together with the number of emigrants for the corresponding period of the previous year?
§ Mr. AMERY
The number of persons granted reduced passages to Canada under the new Agreement arranged with the Canadian Government during the first five months of 1926 was:
Men 3,989 Women 2,477 Children under 12 1,817 Total 8,283
During the corresponding period of 1925, assisted passages to Canada were granted to
Men 1,902 Women 1,255 Children 1,248 Total 4,405