§ Sir R. GOWER
asked the Minister of Labour how many cement workers there are now out of employment in this country?
§ Mr. BETTERTON
At 25th February, 1929, there were 2,409 insured persons aged 16 to 64 inclusive classified as belonging to cement, lime, and whiting manufacture recorded as unemployed in Great Britain. Of this number, 1,578 were wholly unemployed and 831 were temporarily stopped.