§ Mr. BETTERTON
The following Table gives the information available:—
Claims for Extended Unemployment Benefit considered by the Borough Local Employment Committee during the four weeks ended 12th March, 1928.
Claims considered 1,173 Claims allowed 924 Claims recommended for Disallowance 249 Grounds for Disallowance:— Not normally insurable and not seeking to obtain a livelihood by means of insurable employment 8 Insurable employment not likely to be available 6 Not a reasonable period of insurable employment during the preceding two years 86 Not making every reasonable effort to obtain suitable employment or not willing to accept suitable employment 112 Single persons residing with relatives to whom they can look for support 28 Married women living with husbands to whom they can look for support 9
Statistics of the disallowance of claims to Standard Benefit are not available.