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

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Photo of Sir Henry Betterton Sir Henry Betterton , Rushcliffe

It is estimated that during the eight years 1921 to 1928, inclusive, the total number of working days lost by insured persons in Great Britain through unemployment was approximately 3,377,000,000. During the same period approximately 296,700,000 working days were lost through trade disputes.