HC Deb 25 February 1932 vol 262 c575W

asked the Minister of Labour up to the last convenient date,

Determinations made by Public Assistance Committees.
Area. Total number of determinations. Total number of determinations, included in column (2), in which the needs of applicants were held not to justify payments being made. Column (3) as percentage of column (2)
(1) (2) (3) (4)
Great Britain 1,884,074 275,537 14.6
Scotland 353,200 46,059 13.0
Birmingham 37,058 10,231 27.6
Staffordshire Administrative County. 41,763 4,592 11.0
Walsall 6,988 1,315 18.8
Figures showing the average money reduction in each case are not available.


asked the Minister of Labour whether he will reconsider his decision regarding the request of the national organised unemployed for a deputation to be received to make representations against the application of the means test?


The answer is in the negative.

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