§ Viscount WOLMER
asked the Prime Minister whether the Government have, during the Recess, elaborated any further plans for dealing with the unemployment problem; and, if so, whether he is in a position to make any statement on the subject?
§ The PRIME MINISTER
During the week's Recess, the Departments concerned with unemployment were continuing their work and in particular making preparations for the Guildhall Conference with the local authorities on unemployment.
§ Sir N. GRATTAN-DOYLE
asked the Prime Minister whether the First Commissioner of Works, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and the Under-Secretary of State for Scotland are still52W
ing with them, but that the tribunal would be bound to disallow benefit if the prescribed evidence was not forthcoming. In these circumstances, I do not think it would be to the advantage of claimants that such regulations should be made.