HC Deb 25 March 1927 vol 204 cc748-50W
Colonel DAY

asked the Minister of Labour the number of applications for extended benefit that have been made to the Walworth Road (Borough) Employment Exchange for the Southwark area during the last three months, and the number granted and refused, and similar figures for the corresponding period a year ago?


The following Table gives the information desired:

Results of applications for Extended Benefit considered by the Local Committee at the Borough Employment Exchange.

16th November 1926–14th February, 1927. 17th November, 1925–8th February, 1926.
Applications considered. 3,717 3,863
Applications allowed. 2,055 2,603
Applications disallowed. 1,662 1,260