HC Deb 22 January 1930 vol 234 c201
36. Mr. GOULD

asked the Minister of Labour if she will give the total number of claims for unemployment benefit in the Bath Employment Exchange area for the three months ended December, 1929, together with the number of claims refused, and the corresponding figures for 1928?


During the three months ended 9th December, 1929, 3,507 fresh and renewal claims to unemployment benefit were made at the Bath Employment Exchange. During this period 155 claims were disallowed by insurance officers and 15 claims were recommended for disallowance by courts of referees on review after payment of 78 days' benefit The corresponding figures for the three months ended 10th December, 1928, are 3,395 fresh and renewal claims made, 269 disallowances by insurance officers and 36 by courts of referees.