§ 52. Mr. ERNEST BROWN
asked the Minister of Labour what is the number of persons who have been disallowed benefit at the Leith Employment Exchange, and the reasons for the disallowances, during the three months ending 31st March, 1927?
§ Sir A. STEEL-MAITLAND
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:
§ Table showing the recommendations of the Local Employment Committee at Leith for disallowance of applications for extended benefit during the three months ended 11th April, 1927.
|Reasons for Disallowance.||Number of claims recommended for Disallowance.|
|Not normally insurable and not seeking to obtain a livelihood by means of insurable employment||31|
|Insurable employment not likely to be available||19|
|Not a reasonable period of insurable employment during the preceding two years||255|
|Not making every reasonable effort to obtain suitable employment or not willing to accept suitable employment||242|
|Single persons residing with relatives||103|
|Married women who could look for support from their husbands||6|
|Working short time but earning sufficient for maintenance||89|
|Postponed for a definite period||147|
|Total number of claims consider||3,715|