HC Deb 23 March 1932 vol 263 cc1051-2W
Major OWEN

asked the Minister of Labour the number of unemployed in the county of Carnarvon; the number of unemployed under 21 years of age; the number of unemployed who have been without work for over three months; the number of unemployed whose benefit has been completely stopped under the new Act; and the number of unemployed who are receiving grants from the public assistance committee and how many of these are under 21 years of age?


The following table gives the information desired so far as it is available:

County of Carnarvon.
Numbers on the registers of Employment Exchanges in the county at 22nd February, 1932:
Total number 5,059
Number under 21 years of age 601
Number of claimants who had been on the registers for three months or over 2,057

Number of applications for transitional payments (including renewals, etc.) submitted to the Public Assistance Committee between 12th November, 1931, and 20th February, 1982, in which it was held that the needs of applicants did not justify payment being made 512
Number of claims disallowed under the Anomalies Regulations up to 29th February, 1932* 289
* The figures relate to claims and the number of separate individuals is not available.

Note.—Cases are referred to the Carnarvon Court of Referees from the following Employment Exchanges in addition to the Exchanges within the county: Blaenau Ffestiniog, Harlech, Colwyn Bay and Llanrwst.

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