Exchange Facilities, Tipton.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 13th March 1929.

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Photo of Mr Alfred Short Mr Alfred Short , Wednesbury


asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware of the dissatisfaction among the unemployed signing at the Tipton Employment Exchange owing to the frequent existence of queues; and will he take steps to obviate this?

Photo of Sir Henry Betterton Sir Henry Betterton , Rushcliffe

Normally there are no queues at this Exchange. Owing to the recent severe weather there was a certain amount of congestion during two weeks, but this was due to illness amongst the staff and a simultaneous rise in unemployment.