HC Deb 30 March 1928 vol 215 cc1485-6W

asked the Minister of Labour whether he can state how many insured persons have been refused benefit at the Walworth Road, Borough, Employment Exchange during the month of March, 1928, and the reason for the disallowances?


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.