Miners, Cornwall.

Oral Answers to Questions — Genoa Conference. – in the House of Commons on 29th March 1922.

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Mr. FOOT:

29.

asked the Minister of Labour the number of miners who are at present unemployed consequent upon the closing down of the Cornish mines?

Photo of Mr Thomas Macnamara Mr Thomas Macnamara , Camberwell North West

The number of persons engaged in copper, tin, lead, etc. mining whose unemployment insurance books were lodged at Employment Exchanges and local offices in Cornwall on 20th March was 2,550.

Sir J. D. REES:

In the distribution of relief, who will take precedence—the Russian or the Cornish unemployed?