HC Deb 08 April 1935 vol 300 cc785-6
25. Mr. JOEL

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will ascertain from the Unemployment Assistance Board whether any complaints and, if so, of what nature and volume have been received with respect to the assessments carried out by the Board's officials at Dudley?


asked the Minister of Labour whether he will suggest to the Unemployment Assistance Board that a special inquiry should be instituted into the working of the board's machinery in the Dudley area?


I am informed by the board that inquiries have been made and that the complaints at Dudley are not exceptional in kind or in volume. Out of 48 cases that have been heard by the appeal tribunal, the decision of the board's officer has been confirmed in 42 cases.