HC Deb 08 December 1927 vol 211 cc1721-2

Amendments made:

In page 18, line 48, after the word "person," insert the words Provided that the foregoing provision with respect to persons engaged in work provided by a local authority shall not apply in the case of any person who has previously been in receipt of unemployment benefit and is employed in full-time work provided by the authority. For the purpose of this provision a person shall not be deemed to have been employed in full-time work unless he has worked for such number of hours in each week as would normally have been worked by him if he had been employed on the same work otherwise than under such an arrangement as aforesaid.

In page 19, leave out from the word "any," in line 17, to the word "he," in line 23, and insert instead thereof the words employer in employment which is excepted under this paragraph ceases to serve under that employer and on so ceasing enters other employment which is so excepted."—(Sir A. Steel-Maitland.)

Bill to be read the Third time Tomorrow.