§ 36. Mr. BUCHANAN
asked the Minister of Labour the total number of persons in Glasgow now signing at the various Exchanges and receiving benefit, and the number signing who are not receiving any benefit?
§ Sir A. STEEL-MAITLAND
Statistics are not available regarding the number of persons on the live register who are actually in receipt of benefit. At 11th February, 1929, out of a total of 59,422 persons on the Registers of Employment Exchanges in the Glasgow area 41,528 had claims to benefit admitted or under consideration, leaving a balance of 17,894, including a considerable number of persons who are not insured, who had no such claims.