§ 32. Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Minister of National Insurance the number of persons in the county borough of West Ham in receipt of National Assistance in October, 1951, and at the latest stated date.
§ Mr. Turton
At the offices of the Ministry of Labour and National Service situated in the area the number of persons in receipt of standard unemployment benefit and additional days of that benefit on 22nd October, 1951, were 855 and 20 respectively, and on 24th March, 1952, were 946 and 29 respectively.