HC Deb 13 February 1924 vol 169 c838
13. Mr. T. THOMSON

asked the Minister of Health if he will authorise an increase in the percentage of the grant towards the cost of works for the unemployed carried out by local authorities where the existing rates are in excess of the average for the country?

The MINISTER of HEALTH (Mr. Wheatley)

This matter is under consideration. It is intended to make a general statement on the Government's proposals with regard to unemployment as soon as possible.