HC Deb 03 December 1936 vol 318 c1412
29. Sir W. JENKINS

asked the Minister of Labour whether he is taking any steps to ascertain the needs of boots and clothing of the school children of the unemployed persons in Glamorgan; and whether he will give some direction to supply them with the necessary comforts during the winter months?


I understand that following a report made to the education committee of the Glamorgan County Council, a discussion took place between representatives of the council and of the Board of Education and the Unemployment Assistance Board, at which arrangements were made for an inquiry into the facts. If any of the children should prove to be dependents of persons in receipt of unemployment allowances, I have no doubt that the Unemployment Assistance Board will take any action that may be found to be necessary so far as their powers permit.