HC Deb 16 November 1955 vol 546 cc38-9W
93. Mr. Awbery

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what methods are adopted to measure the extent of unemployment and under-employment in the Federation of Malaya and in Singapore.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

In both territories, in the absence of unemployment registration, estimates are obtained from the best available sources, including employment exchanges, Labour Department Inspectors and returns of persons employed in industry.