HC Deb 13 November 1930 vol 244 cc1881-2W
Major GLYN

asked the Minister of Labour how many persons, and of which sex, have obtained benefits as the result of the Unemployment Act, 1930, who were not eligible for such benefits prior to March of this year?


I regret that there are no statistics enabling me to say with any precision how many persons now drawing benefit would have been ineligible for benefit under the law prior to the passing of the Act of 1930.

Duchess of ATHOLL

asked the Minister of Labour how many young


The following table gives the particulars required:

people of the ages 16 to 18 who have had their benefit cancelled are still on the register of the unemployed?


At 27th October, 1930, there were on the registers of Employment Exchanges in Great Britain 7,655 boys and 6,267 girls aged 16 and 17 who had had claims for benefit disallowed on the ground that they had not paid 30 contributions, and 287 boys and 148 girls with claims disallowed on other grounds.

Forward to