HC Deb 27 May 1936 vol 312 c2022

asked the Minister of Labour whether in framing the new regulations under the Unemployment Acts, he will, in collaboration with the Minister of Health, bear in mind the desirability that parents of families who are not entitled to unemployment benefit and are entirely supported by their children and at present receive no grant from public assistance committees shall, in future, no matter what the income of their children may be, be entitled to a small weekly cash grant to obviate the necessity of parents having to depend on their children for personal expenses?

Lieut.-Colonel MUIRHEAD

My right hon. Friend has in mind the point raised by my hon. Friend, and the various problems which arise in relation to it.

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