§ 59. Mr. WESTWOOD (for Mr. DUNCAN GRAHAM)
asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons whose claim for unemployment benefit have been rejected in each of the various Labour Exchanges in Lanarkshire, including Glasgow, during the past three months on the ground of their being unable to satisfy the requirements of paragraph 2 of U.I. 503A?
§ Mr. BETTERTON
As the reply necessarily includes a number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the statement:
§ Number of applications for extended benefit during the period 15th December, 1925, to 8th March, 1926, recommended for disallowance by local employment committees in Lanarkshire on the grounds of being unable to satisfy the requirements specified in paragraph 2 of U.I. 503A: 853
|Area.||Not normally insurable.||Insurable employment not likely to be available.||Not reasonable period of insurable employment.||Not making reasonable efforts to secure employment.||Total.|
|Glasgow, S. Side (including Kinning Park).||167||31||1,477||305||1,980|
|Partick (including Finnieston)||94||33||405||251||783|
|Springburn (including Kirkintilloch).||52||24||425||89||590|
§ 'The total number of applications considered by these Committees during the period was 72,252.