§ 6. Mr. T. Smith
asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons in receipt of unemployment insurance benefit and unemployment assistance, respectively, at the latest date available at Normanton, Castleford and Pontefract; and the comparative figures for the last two years?
§ Mr. E. Brown
As the reply includes a table of figures, I will, if I may, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
|Table showing the numbers of payments of insurance benefit and unemployment allowances made direct to applicants at the Normanton, Castleford and Pontefract Employment Exchanges during one week in February of the years 1938, 1937 and 1936.|
|25th February, 1938||…||Benefit||…||519||1,086||399|
|26th February, 1937||…||Benefit||…||597||1,069||579|
|28th February, 1936||…||Benefit||…||807||1,287||1,158|