§ 49. Mr. W. Hamilton
asked the Minister of Labour what statistics are kept by his Department relating to the movement of insured workers from one region to another.
§ Mr. Godber
Inter-regional migration tables are produced annually by my Department showing, in respect of the year June to June, net movements, for males and females separately, into and out of each administrative region, and are published in the Ministry of Labour Gazette. These tables are based on information supplied by the Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance from their comprehensive National Insurance records, relating to a 1 per cent. sample of all employees including those who were unemployed and those who, although in employment, were temporarily absent from work due to holidays, sickness or other causes.