§ Mr. LAMBERT
asked the Minister of Labour if he will state for the last available week the amount paid in unemployment in the county of Devon, including the administrative boroughs?
§ Mr. SHAW
The amount of unemployment benefit disbursed from all local offices in the County of Devon in the week ended 8th February, 1924, was, approximately, £6,300. In addition, a certain amount of unemployment benefit was paid in respect of a number of work-people claiming through their associa,1810W tions. Actual figures are riot available, but it is estimated that the sum of such payments would not exceed £350.