§ Sir J. POWER
asked the Minister of Labour what was the total membership of British trade unions at the end of 1926 and, for comparison, the total membership at the end of 1925?
§ Sir A. STEEL-MAITLAND
The membership of British trade unions at the end of 1926 is not yet available. At the2092W end of 1925 the total membership of trade unions, having their headquarters in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, was, approximately, 5,522,000.