§ 62. Mr. WOMERSLEY
asked the Minister of Labour the number of applications received by the Unemployment Grants Committee for assistance under the scheme as outlined in Circular U.G.C. 16 (revised); by public utility companies; the number refused grants; and the amounts granted?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of LABOUR (Mr. Betterton)
I am informed that 101 applications have been received from public utility companies. Grants have been approved in 72 eases in respect of schemes estimated to cost £2,879,863. Grants have been refused in 16 cases, and of the remaining 12 cases, eight applications have been withdrawn and four are still under consideration.