§ 35. Mr. D. GRENFELL
asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons who have been deprived of unemployment benefit by decisions of the court of referees from 31st May, 1931, to the same date in 1933, specifying the grounds for disallowance in the usual form?
As the reply includes a table of figures I will, if I may, circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the statement:
|DISALLOWANCES of claims for benefit or transitional payments by courts of referees in Great Britain: 12th May, 1931, to 31st May, 1933.|
|Ground of Disallowance.||Number.|
|Not normally insurable and/or will not normally seek to obtain a livelihood by means of insurable employment||310,438|
|Persons who normally work for part only of the week||4,998|
|Not capable of work||12,144|
|Not available for work||29,116|
|Employment left voluntarily without just cause||132,850|
|Employment lost through misconduct||88,714|
|Failure or refusal to apply for or accept suitable employment, or failure to carry out written directions||74,484|
|Trade dispute cases||5,247|
§ The figures relate to claims: the number of separate individuals concerned is not available.