§ Mr. EDE.
asked the Minister of Labour how many applications for unemployment benefit have been rejected, from 13th March, 1930, to the latest available date, at South Shields on the ground that the applicant was not normally in insurable employment; and how many applications were rejected during a similar period
DISALLOWANCE on certain grounds of claims to benefit made at the South Shields and East Boldon Employment Exchanges. Ground of Disallowance. Period. Number of claims disallowed. By Insurance Officers. By Courts of Referees. Not genuinely seeking work 12th Feb., 1929–12th March, 1930. 410 50* Not normally insurable and will not normally seek to obtain a livelihood by means of insurable employment. do. 709 — Not a reasonable period of insurable employment during the preceding two years. Not normally insurable and will not normally seek to obtain a livelihood by means of insurable employment. 13th March, 1930–13th April, 1931. — 738 * Disallowances by Courts of Referees on review after payment of 78 days benefit.