HC Deb 01 December 1938 vol 342 c569
17. Mr. J. J. Davidson

asked the Minister of Labour for what purpose he has placed, or intends to place, the National Unemployment Register at the disposal of the Lord Privy Seal?

Mr. E. Brown

The hon. Member is, I think, under some misapprehension. I have no intention of taking any such action as he suggests, and perhaps he will await the statement which is to be made a little later by my right hon. Friend.

Mr. Davidson

If any such action is contemplated, will the right hon. Gentleman also consider placing before the Lord Privy Seal the allowances which are made to the unemployed so that he can judge as to their physical fitness?

Mr. Brown

The hon. Member is basing his propaganda on an assumption.

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