§ Mr. D. G. SOMERVILLE
asked the Minister of Labour the aggregate number of schemes laid by local authorities since June last before the Unemployment Grants Committee for assistance in respect of the relief of unemployment; the aggregate outlay entailed by such schemes; the aggregate number of men who would be employed under them; and the number of such schemes sanctioned to date, their value, and the total number of men who will be employed?
§ Mr. LAWSON
The following statement gives particulars of the applications for grant from Exchequer Funds received and approved by the Unemployment Grants Committee in respect of schemes of work for the relief of unemployment:1977W
— Number of Schmes. Total estimated cost of works. Total estimated number of man-years. £ Submitted since 1st June, 1929 … 2,429 51,690,889 143,916 Approved since let June, 1929 … 1,365 30,147,615 82,193