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Volume 154: debated on Tuesday 30 May 1922

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asked the Minister of Labour if he can state the latest returns of unemployment in Germany?

A summary of the latest returns of unemployment in Germany is given at page 235 of the current issue of the "Labour Gazette, ' a copy of which I am sending to my hon. Friend. They show that out of a total Trade Union membership of 6,284,233, 71,004 were out of work. This represents 1·1 per cent. The corresponding percentage for the end of February was 2·7 and for March 1921 3·6.