HC Deb 09 December 1935 vol 307 cc568-9W

asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons now in receipt of allowances from the national Board?

Lieut.-Colonel MUIRHEAD

At 21st October, 1935, there were 703,926 persons, aged 18 to 64, on the registers of Employment Exchanges in Great Britain with applications for unemployment allowances authorised for payment.