§ Mr. SANDHAM
asked the Minister of Labour if she can state the number of persons admitted to benefit at B Clearing House, Regent Road, Liverpool, by the operation of the amended Act, since 13th March, 1930; and the number who have been disallowed benefit since lath March, 1930, together with the reasons given for disallowing benefit?
§ Miss BONDFIELD
I regret that I am unable to give figures for individual Employment Exchanges showing the number of persons admitted to benefit by the operation of the Unemployment Insurance Act, 1930. Separate figures are also not available in respect of the claims made at B Clearing House, Liverpool, which have been disallowed since 13th March. These claims are dealt with by the court of referees for the Bootle area, which includes the Bootle Employment Exchange, Waterloo Juvenile Employment Bureau, and A and B Clearing Houses. The figures in respect of claims disallowed by this court of referees from 13th March to 9th June, 1930, are as follow:1362W
First statutory condition (applicable to juveniles only) 4 Less than eight contributions paid in previous two years or 30 at any time 80 Not normally insurable and will not normally seek to obtain a livelihood by means of insurable employment 731 Not unemployed 43 Employment left voluntarily without just cause 95 Employment lost through misconduct 41 Failure or refusal to apply for or accept suitable employment, or failure to carry out written directions 31 Other grounds 31 Total 1,056