20. Mr. TREVELYAN THOMSON
asked the Minister of Labour how many 1364 applications for extended benefit have been made at the Middlesbrough Employment Exxchange during the last 12 months; the number of such claims that have been refused; and the number that have been granted?
§ The MINISTER of LABOUR (Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland)
During the 12 months ended 14th November, 1927, the number of applications for extended benefit considered by the local committee for the Middlesbrough area was 43,697, of which 37,595 were recommended for allowance and 6,102 for disallowance.