HC Deb 13 July 1936 vol 314 cc1661-2

asked the Minister of Health whether the humane slaughtering of animals for food is universal throughout the country; and, if not, will he give the names of those authorities which have not yet adopted the Act?

The available figures relate to the areas of the Abertillery, Newbridge (Crumlin) and Blaina Employment Exchanges. The Table below gives the desired particulars for these Exchanges.
Employment Exchange. Number of applicants for Unemployment Allowances at 22nd June, 1936. Number of payments of Unemployment Allowances in the week ended 26th June, 1936, according to—
Unemployment Assistance Regulations. Transitional Payments Practice.
Abertillery 2,180 780 1,384
Newbridge (Crumlin) 1,278 332 904
Blaina 1,140 216 910

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given to a recent question on this subject of which I am sending him a copy.

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