Paper Mills.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 7th December 1922.

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Photo of Mr Gordon Hall Caine Mr Gordon Hall Caine , Dorset Eastern


asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the Trade Facilities Advisory Committee has reported in favour of a guarantee for a bond issue of 18,000,000 dollars in respect of the erection of a mill in Newfoundland for the production of newsprint paper; whether such Report has been approved by His Majesty's Government; and whether he is aware that on the 23rd October, 1922, there were 4,419 workers in British paper mails on the books of the Labour Exchanges as totally unemployed?

Photo of Mr Stanley Baldwin Mr Stanley Baldwin , Bewdley

I have nothing to add to the statement made by my hon. Friend the Secretary for the Department of Overseas Trade on Tuesday night.