§ 2. Sir WILLIAM JENKINS
asked the Minister of Labour the number totally unemployed and the number partially unemployed in the Neath area and the number in the Pontardawe area for 1933, 1934, and the last available date in 1935?
As the reply includes a table of figures, I will, if I may, circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the statement:
As the reply includes a table of figures, I will, if I may, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the reply:
§ The following table sets out approximately the number of persons to whom transitional payments and unemployment allowances were paid and the amount of such payments in each week from the beginning of November, 1934, to 18th May, 1935:1277
|Week Ended.||Number of Persons Paid.||Amount Paid.|
|Two weeks ended 29th December.||1,425,776||1,551,383|
|Two weeks ended 27th April.||1,446,551||1,673,182|
|Two weeks ended 11th May.||1,447,721||1,792,916|
|* The payments in this week included arrears which became due under the Unemployment Assistance (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1935.|
|From the first appointed day there wasagradual transfer of transitional payment cases to assistance determinations and no distinction was drawn in the accounts according to whether cases had or had not been transferred.|