Restriction of Output.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 20th October 1920.

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Photo of Mr Alfred Yeo Mr Alfred Yeo , Poplar South Poplar

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asked the Minister of Labour, whether he can introduce propaganda which shall bring to the mind of the worker the fact that the policy of restriction of output has a very close connection with unemployment?

Photo of Mr Anderson Barlow Mr Anderson Barlow , Salford South

The whole problem of increased production in industry is receiving the careful consideration of the Government, and in that connection the points indicated in my hon. Friend's question will be kept in mind.

Mr. MALONE:

Is it not the fact that so long as the capitalist system lasts unemployment with its attendant poverty is inevitable?

Photo of Mr Anderson Barlow Mr Anderson Barlow , Salford South

I cannot answer that without notice.