9. Mr. PRICE
asked the Minister of Labour the estimated saving to the Unemployment Fund resulting from the reduction in 1931 of the period of statutory unemployment benefit?
It is estimated that the effect of the limitation of the period of benefit introduced in November, 1931, has been to reduce the expenditure of the Unemployment Fund on insurance account in the two years up to October,
§ Monmouth on the date specified in October of each of the years 1927 to 1933.
|24th October, 1927||…||…||88,382|
|22nd October, 1928||…||…||86,559|
|21st October, 1929||…||…||47,502|
|27th October, 1930||…||…||74,104|
|26th October, 1931||…||…||76,917|
|24th October, 1932||…||…||93,254|
|23rd October, 1933||…||…||85,479|
§ 8. Sir W. JENKINS
asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons unemployed in the Neath area. Pontardawe area and Garnant area, for 1929, 1930, 1931–32 and to the last available date in 1933?
As the reply includes a table of figures, I will circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the statement:
§ 1933, by approximately £56,250,000, of which £54,000,000 relates to benefit and £2,250,000 to cost of administration.