HC Deb 13 July 1932 vol 268 c1296W
Lieut.-Colonel HENEAGE

asked the Minister of Labour whether he can make a Statement as to the Government's proposal for a new scheme of grants to local authorities in aid of works for the relief of unemployment?


No, Sir. The Government have decided that in present circumstances it is not desirable to offer financial inducements to local authorities to embark on a fresh programme of relief works. It is not intended to continue the Development (Loan Guarantees and Grants) Act, 1929, which will expire on 31st August, 1932.

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