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Oral Answers to Questions — Aliens (Employment).

– in the House of Commons on 26th November 1936.

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Mr. DAVIDSON:

asked the Minister of Labour the total number of aliens who have received permission to start employment in this country for the years 1934 and 1935, respectively, and for the first nine months of 1936?

Photo of Mr Ernest Brown Mr Ernest Brown , Leith

As the reply contains a tabular statement, I will, if I may, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the statement:

The number of permits issued by the Ministry of Labour for aliens to come to the United Kingdom to take employment and the number of recommendations made to the Home Office that permission be granted for the employment of aliens already in the United Kingdom during the periods 1934, 1935 and the first nine months of 1936 were as follow: