§ Mr. MARDY JONES
asked the Minister of Labour what was the total number of workers employed in the iron and steel industry in South Wales and Monmouthshire for the week ending 27th February, 1926, and for the week ending 26th February, 1927?
§ Sir A. STEEL-MAITLAND
The estimated number of insured workpeople in the iron and steel industry of South Wales and Monmouthshire at July, 1925, was 29,710 as compared with 29,760 at July, 1926. At 22nd February, 1926, 5,383 insured persons were recorded as unemployed as compared with 6,257 at 21st February, 1927. Statistics regarding396W the number of insured persons in this industry at February of each year are not available.