§ 4. Mr. SHAKESPEARE
asked the Minister of Labour the number of trainees now in training for settlement on the land or for industrial occupations in Great Britain?
§ Miss BONDFIELD
Men are trained by the Ministry of Labour for industrial occupations in Great Britain at transfer instructional centres and Government training centres, 1,047 men were in training at transfer instructional centres on 11th February, and 2,967 men at Government training centres on 14th February. At overseas training centres men are trained for settlement on the land in the Dominions. At these centres 996 men were in training on 19th February.
§ Mr. SHAKESPEARE
Will the right hon. Lady read the eloquent speeches of the First Commissioner of Works, and she will see what we were led to expect in this direction?