HC Deb 08 March 1929 vol 226 cc727-8W

asked the Minister of Labour the number of juveniles placed in employment by the Cardiff Juvenile Employment Committee during the last year reported on and the number transferred from Cardiff to other areas?


The annual report of the Cardiff Juvenile Employment Committee for the year ended 31st July, 1923, shows:

Boys placed 1,394
Girls placed 1,394
Total 2,788

to take up employment, and accordingly the precise figures asked for by my hon. and gallant Friend are not available. Such information as is available indicates that the recent figures at any rate are not of a very large order, but in view of the serious unemployment now prevalent in Scotland and Northern England, the position is being watched.

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