Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 28th November 1922.
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No, that is obviously impossible. As my hon. Friend has explained, this subject has often been discussed in the House, and I think it is a very open question whether the actual giving of money in employing men on useless work is worth it.
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