§ 52. Mr. GIBBINS
asked the Minister of Labour what is the number of persons who have been refused benefit at the Liverpool Employment Exchanges, and the reason for the refusal during the two months ending 28th February, 1927?
§ Mr. BETTERTON
As the reply includes a number of figures I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the statement:
|Reasons for disallowance.||Number disallowed.|
|Not normally insurable and not seeking to obtain a livelihood by means of insurable employment||424|
|Insurable employment not likely to be available||34|
|Not a reasonable period of insurable employment during the preceding two years||2,784|
|Not making every reasonable effort to obtain suitable employment or not willing to accept suitable employment||1,037|
|Single persons residing with relatives||436|
|Married women who could look for support from their husbands||40|
|Working short time, but earning sufficient for maintenance||697|
|Applications recommended for postponement for a definite period||22|
§ Statistics of the disallowance of claims for standard benefit in this area are not available.