HC Deb 12 April 1934 vol 288 c497W

asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been called to the serious condition of middle-class professional workers for whom no provision in the shape of unemployment insurance exists; and whether, in the absence of legislation to give them some help, he will consider arranging for a broadcast appeal to those having employment in their gift to remember this fact?


I have every sympathy with the class of workers to whom my hon. Friend refers, and I am sure that employers will take full advantage of the revival of trade to afford them opportunities of suitable employment. The Government expects that that should be so, and the case of these workers is present to the mind of the Government in its efforts to revive the trade of the country.

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