HC Deb 12 July 1926 vol 198 cc53-4W
Colonel DAY

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the number of men, women and children, respectively, who have emigrated to New Zealand under the Empire Settlements Act, 1922, during the last 12 months, to the last convenient date, together with the number for the corresponding period of the previous year?


The numbers of men, women and children who were assisted under the Empire Settlement Act, 1922, to proceed to New Zealand during the 12 months ending 31st May, 1926, and the 12 months ending 31st May, 1925, were as follows:

Men. Women Children. Total.
1926 2,587 2,445 3,765 8,797
1925 2,737 2,843 4,172 9,752