§ Mr. SMEDLEY CROOKE
asked the Minister of Labour the number of married men, wives, and children receiving unemployment benefit during 1924, and the number of single men and women receiving benefit during the same period?
§ Mr. BETTERTON
The only information available is that derived from sample analyses of current claims to benefit, made in November, 1923, and in November, 1924, as follows:71W
The percentages of claimants receiving benefit in respect of dependants were as follows:
November, 1923. November, 1924. Men … 47.3 48.5 Women … 1.5 2.2