§ Sir K. WOOD
asked the Minister of Labour on what date the Woolwich Borough Council was asked to submit their unemployment schemes for the autumn and winter before 30th June so as to be in active operation before 30th October next; whether any application has been received from the council; and whether any such schemes have been approved by the Unemployment Grants Committee?
§ Miss BONDFIELD
A circular letter to local authorities inviting applications before 30th June for grant from Exchequer Funds in aid of schemes of work to relieve unemployment during the coming winter was issued by the Unemployment Grants Committee in March last. No formal application has been received from Woolwich Borough Council, but the committee are in communication with them regarding certain schemes in contemplation.