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Transfer Of Workers

Volume 236: debated on Monday 10 March 1930

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asked the Minister of Labour whether she is aware that unemployed miners in several districts in South Wales are invited to accept employment in Cefnmaur, Wrexham, Rhos, Brymbo and Colwyn Bay, where there are a large number of miners unemployed and where the percentage of unemployed varies from 13.9 to 23.3; and whether she proposes to take steps to prevent the Employment Exchanges being used to assist in the transference of unemployed miners to these places?

I have had the records examined as far back as July last year, and find that during that period no men from South Wales were brought into this area through the Employment Exchanges with the exception of three men transferred to relief schemes.