HC Deb 13 March 1939 vol 345 cc33-4
71. Mr. James Griffiths

asked the Minister of Labour the number of appeals made in 1938 by recipients of unemployment assistance against the determinations of the Board' s officers; how many of the appeals were allowed and how many dismissed by the appeals tribunals?

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

During 1938, 39,749 appeals against determinations were heard by appeal tribunals. Officers' determinations were confirmed in 31,584 cases; in- creased in 8,064 cases; reduced or varied in 101 cases. Applications for leave to appeal were refused by chairmen of tribunals in 1,685 cases.