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Riverside Workers, Bootle

Volume 245: debated on Monday 24 November 1930

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asked the Minister of Labour if she has any definite plans to place before the House for the relief of unemployment amongst dock and riverside workers of Bootle, Lancashire?

The Government's plans for works for relief of unemployment are not confined to particular classes of workers. Unemployed riverside workers in Bootle are eligible for employment upon schemes put in hand locally with assistance from the Unemployment Grants Committee or the Ministry of Transport.