§ Mr. MACLEAN
asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that John Tarbert, c/o Macdonald, 23, Crosslee Road, Govan, has been refused benefit; that his record of employment since November, 1924, to date has been three years in employment as follows: 25th November, 1924, to 27th November, 1925, Cardonald Housing Scheme, Glasgow Corporation; from 24th December, 1925 to 23rd May, 1927, employed as temporary postman, dismissed to make room for an ex-service man; from 7th July to October, 1927, employed with Simon Andrew, farmer, Crookston; 19th March, 1928 to 4th June, 1928, Shanks and McEwan, Shieldhall Docks; that Tarbert received only six weeks' benefit during the periods of unemployment, namely, in 1927; and whether he will recommend the reconsideration of this man's claim for benefit?423W
§ Mr. BETTERTON
I am having inquiries made, and will let the hon. Member know the result as soon as possible.