HC Deb 04 February 1926 vol 191 c362W

asked the Minister of Labour the amount paid in unemployment pay to workers in the steel trade in 1925?


The records of unemployment benefit do not distinguish the amounts paid in separate trades. Assuming, however, that the workpeople in the steel trades drew the same average amount of unemployment benefit per head as unemployed workpeople generally, and allowing for the relatively small proportion of women and juveniles included, it is estimated that the total amount of unemployment benefit paid to them during 1925 was in the neighbourhood of £2,000,000.

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