§ Sir W. DAVISON
asked the Minister of Labour what was the number of applications to enter this country which were received during 1928 from alien musicians and theatrical artists, respectively; and how many of such applications were granted?
§ Mr. LAWSON
The total number of applications was 2,472, of which 2,389 were granted. Of that number 2,269 were in respect of theatrical, vaudeville, cabaret and concert artists. The remainder, 120, were mainly in respect of musicians to play music for dancing.