§ 59. Mr. STEPHEN
asked the Minister of Labour the number of claims to unemployment benefit by men and women, respectively, from the coming into operation of the new Act to the latest available date, which have been rejected on the ground that the applicant is not normally in insurable employment; and the corresponding figures for the previous two years?
§ 58. Mr. D. G. SOMERVILLE
asked the Minister of Labour the number of applications for unemployment benefit which have been refused since the operation of the Unemployment Insurance (No. 2) Act?
§ The MINISTER of LABOUR (Miss Bondfield)
Statistics of the disallowance of claims to benefit are compiled at monthly intervals, and figures for the period since 13th March are, therefore, not yet available.