asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will consider granting compensation to Mr. S. A. Wandesforde, of 29, Church Lane, Brighouse, Yorkshire, whose private school at Scarborough had to be closed after the bombardment during the Great War and who was refused compensation on
— Estimated number of insured persons aged 16 to 64 inclusive. Number of insured persons aged 16 to 64 inclusive unemployed (including Two Months File of lodged books). Difference between columns 2 and 3 (to nearest hundred). Estimated number of insured persons aged 16 to 64 inclusive in employment, after deducting from Col. 4, 3½ per cent. of the numbers in Col. 2 to allow for sickness* and other unrecorded non-employment, exclusive of customary holidays. Including persons directly involved in trade disputes. Excluding persons directly involved in trade disputes. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 23rd January, 1928 … 11,590,000† 1,227,435 10,362,600 9,957,000 9,954,000 20th February, 1928 … 11,599,000† 1,191,081 10,407,900 10,001.900 9,996,900 * The sickness rate has been taken at an estimated annual mean; it has not been possible to allow for seasonal variations. † Provisional figure.