2. Mr. ANDERSON
asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons who come under the Unemployment Assistance Board in the Whitehaven, Cleator Moor, Parton, Egremont, and Millom areas, respectively, the number receiving assistance under the regulations in each area, and those receiving transitional benefit under the standstill order for each area for the 12 months ended June, 1936?
§ The MINISTER of LABOUR (Mr. Ernest Brown)
As the reply includes a number of figures, I will, if I may, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
|Payments made in the week ended 15th November, 1935:|
|According to the Unemployment Assistance Regulations.||756||596||165|
|According to assumed transitional payments practice.||747||751||176|
|Payments made in the week ended 13th December, 1935:|
|According to the Unemployment Assistance Regulations.||724||611||172|
|According to assumed transitional payments practice.||778||743||179|
|Payments made in the week ended 26th June, 1936:|
|According to the Unemployment Assistance Regulations.||762||932||154|
|According to assumed transitional payments practice.||683||968||150|
§ Following is the reply:
§ The available figures relate to the areas of the Employment Exchanges in Cleator Moor, Whitehaven and Millom.
§ The table below gives the number of applicants for unemployment allowances on the registers of these Exchanges at a date in each of the 12 months ended June, 1936.
|—||Number of applicants for unemployment allowances.|
|22nd July, 1935||1,485||1,178||304|
|26th August, 1935||1,526||1,182||323|
|23rd September, 1935||1,517||1,260||326|
|21st October, 1935||1,517||1,346||352|
|25th November, 1935||1,536||1,355||347|
|16th December, 1935||1,525||1,377||365|
|20th January, 1936||1,535||1,386||377|
|24th February, 1936||1,524||1,377||353|
|23rd March, 1936||1,500||1,396||359|
|27th April, 1936||1,499||1,706||356|
|25th May, 1936||1,443||1,712||342|
|22nd June, 1936||1,440||1,841||314|
§ As regards the number of persons receiving unemployment allowances according to the regulations and according to transitional payments practice, statistics are only available for the payments made in the following weeks:—2199
1. Mr. ANDERSON
asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons sent to adult training centres during the 12 months ended June, 1936, from White-haven, Cleator Moor, Egremont, Parton, and Millom areas, respectively, showing the information for each centre separately?
|Centre to which men were sent for training.||Number of men forward from—||Total number of men sent for training.|
|Government Training Centres.|
|Nr. Brandon, Suffolk||…||3||—||—||3|
3. Mr. ANDERSON
asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons and the amounts paid out during the 12 months ended June, 1936 (each month separately), for the areas of Whitehaven, Cleator Moor, Egremont, Parton, and Millom for standard benefit and for transitional benefit, respectively?
§ Following is the reply:
§ The following statement shows the number of persons sent to adult training centres during the 12 months ended 30th June, 1936, from Whitehaven, Cleator Moor and Millom areas respectively. Separate figures for Egremont and Parton are not available; the figures for these areas are included with those for Cleator Moor and Whitehaven respectively.
§ Following is the reply:
§ The following table shows, for the Cleator Moor, Whitehaven and Millom Employment Exchanges, the numbers of separate weekly payments of unemployment benefit and of unemployment allowances, and the amounts paid, during periods of four or five weeks from 29th June, 1935, to 26th June, 1936. There is no Employment Exchange at Egremont or Parton, and separate statistics for those areas are not available.2201
|Unemployment Benefit.||Unemployment Allowances.||Unemployment Benefit.||Unemployment Allowances.||Unemployment Benefit.||Unemployment Allowances.|
|Number of payments.||Amount paid.||Number of payments.||Amount paid.||Number of payments.||Amount paid.||Number of payments.||Amount paid.||Number of payments.||Amount paid.||Number of payments.||Amount paid.|
|29th June-26th July 1935 (4 weeks)||1,138||1,149||5,964||7,722||1,739||1,731||4,956||6,357||725||724||1,199||1,520|
|27th July-30th August, 1935 (5 weeks)||1,274||1,346||7,466||9,739||2,188||2,175||6,150||7,834||894||921||1,566||1,976|
|31st August-27th September, 1935 (4 weeks)||1,156||1,111||6,042||7,839||1,684||1,728||4,989||6,386||710||725||1,309||1,645|
|28th September-25th October, 1935 (4 weeks)||1,541||1,423||5,993||7,903||4,305||4,191||5,187||6,635||861||866||1,362||1,730|
|26th October-29th November, 1935 (5 weeks)||1,959||2,017||7,617||9,995||11,734||13,981||6,721||8,717||1,194||1,223||1,746||2,202|
|30th November-27th December, 1935 (4 week)||1,570||1,668||6,104||8,127||9,186||11,074||5,476||7,132||1,027||1,035||1,451||1,840|
|28th December, 1935-31st January, 1936 (5 weeks).||1,931||2,106||7,644||10,152||11,634||14,019||7,071||9,247||1,291||1,331||1,833||2,328|
|1st February-28th February, 1936 (4 weeks)||1,837||1,854||6,095||8,139||9,108||10,878||5,611||7,415||971||984||1,426||1,818|
|29th February -27th March, 1936 (4 weeks)||1,650||1,700||6,078||8,237||8,753||10,523||5,606||7,428||886||868||1,419||1,804|
|28th March-24th April, 1936 (4 weeks)||1,264||1,383||6,020||8,149||8,173||9,755||5,967||7,746||690||645||1,399||1,787|
|25th April-22nd May, 1936 (4 weeks)||1,151||1,253||5,959||8,116||6,617||8,251||6,858||8,688||660||621||1,387||1,746|
|23rd May-26th June, 1936 (5 weeks)||1,208||1,323||7,337||10,022||6,868||8,141||9,284||11,817||632||607||1,598||1,939|
|NOTE.—Comparisons of the amounts paid for periods before and after 31st October, 1935, are affected by the Increase of Benefit in Respect of Dependent Children Order, 1935, which took effect on that date.|