United States (Unemployment).

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 1st June 1927.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Sir Charles Murchison Sir Charles Murchison , Huntingdonshire


asked the Minister of Labour whether he has any information which would indicate the extent of unemployment in manufacturing industries in the United States?

Photo of Mr Arthur Steel-Maitland Mr Arthur Steel-Maitland , Birmingham Erdington

Although no official statistics of unemployment are issued by the United States Government, it appears to be generally accepted by those competent to express an opinion on the subject that out of a total of 12,000,000 workers engaged in the manufacturing industries, there are at least one and a-half million unemployed at any time.