HC Deb 13 July 1922 vol 156 cc1476-7W

asked the Minister of Labour whether, in the event of a person being unemployed in consequence of a trade dispute, and on the settlement of the dispute being unable to obtain employment, it is held to be necessary for him to serve the waiting period of six days after the settlement before he can receive unemployment benefit; and, if so, the grounds upon which this decision has been reached?


Paragraph 4 of the Second Schedule to the Unemployment Insurance Act, 1920, provides that a period of disqualification for unemployment benefit cannot count as unemploy- meat for benefit purposes. Consequently, in the case of persons disqualified by a trade dispute, a waiting period is necessary after the termination of the trade dispute.