HC Deb 21 May 1924 vol 173 cc2174-5

asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that Mr. A. J. Scott, of 3, Clarence Cottages, The Square, Purton, having made application for the position of postman at Purton, received a communication from the Swindon Employment Exchange asking him to call at 9 a.m. on 12th May; that when Mr. Scott called, in response to the official request, he was informed that the post for which he applied had been filled; and if the Employment Exchange was carrying out Regulations laid down by the Ministry of Labour in asking an out-of-work ex-service man to make a journey of 12 miles in order to convey to him information which could have been sent by letter?


I am having local inquiries made and will let the hon. Member know the result as soon as possible.