§ Mr. MARDY JONES
asked the Minister of Labour what was the total number of men and women workers employed in the tinplate 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 tinplate industry of South Wales and Monmouthshire at July, 1925, was 24,680 as compared with 28,630 at July, 1926. At 22nd February, 1926, 2,52.1 insured persons were recorded as unemployed as compared with 1,798 at 21st February, 1927. Statistics regarding the number of insured persons in this industry at February of each year are not available.