HC Deb 07 March 1923 vol 161 cc526-7W

asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that the Cardigan-:shire County Council are exempted from payment of unemployment insurance; -was this done with his consent; and, if so, is it his intention to refund to the work-people the amount of money paid in by them, seeing that they cannot recover any unemployed benefit?


The Unemployment Insurance Acts provide, under certain conditions, for the exception from unemployment insurance of the permanent employés of local authorities. In accordance with this provision, a certificate of exception has been issued to the Cardigansnire County Council in respect of its permanent employés. The general effect of the certificate is to relieve both employer and employé from the payment of contributions as from the date when

Month. Sheffield. Leeds. Bradford. Hull. Middlesbrough.
25th September 32,908 15,213 5,084 9,364 14,912
23rd October 30,961 14,418 5,177 9,645 14,092
20th November 29,833 15,989 4,639 10,250 12,040
18th December 27,847 16,856 4,110 10,817 11,777
22nd January 27,847 17,972 4,718 10,483 10,988
26th February 26,668 17,085 4.729 10,377 9,668

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