HC Deb 20 February 1924 vol 169 cc1809-10W

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?


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, tions. Actual figures are riot available, but it is estimated that the sum of such payments would not exceed £350.