§ 48. Mr. A. Edwards
asked the Prime Minister how many talks by Ministers have been given to workers in industry for the purpose of speeding up production; how many have been delivered to Government Departments; and with what results.
§ The Prime Minister
My hon. Friend perhaps has in mind the regional production conferences addressed by Ministers in the last year. There have been about 30 of these, each attended by employers, trade unionists, and representatives of Government Departments. Ministers gave8W
tries in Wales and Monmouthshire at that date. It is not possible to say precisely how many workers could be absorbed immediately in these industries, but the last two columns in the table below show the numbers of vacancies notified to employment exchanges in Wales and Monmouthshire and remaining unfilled at 16th April, 1947.
a review of the nation's economic position, and a useful exchange of views took place.