HC Deb 05 October 1931 vol 257 c816W

asked the Minister of Labour how many persons are registered at the Blackburn Employment Exchanges as unemployed; and how many of those registered have drawn benefit for 26 weeks or more during the present benefit year, the figures to be given separately for juniors and males and females?


asked the Minister of Labour how many persons now drawing unemployment benefit in Blackburn will come under the proposed provisions for transitional benefit, giving separate figures for men and women?


The following table gives the information desired:

work in Russian factories or engineering works?

Captain EDEN

The answer is in the negative; but it is, of course, open to any person desirous of obtaining employment in the Soviet Union to apply to the Soviet authorities for the necessary permission.