§ Mr. GRENFELL
asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number 1962W of claims for standard benefit and for transitional benefit on 1st January, 1935, and the latest available date, giving separate figures for the Wales division and for the United Kingdom?
§ Mr. E. BROWN
The available figures are as follow:
— Wales Division. Great Britain. 17th December, 1934: Claimants for insurance benefit. 73,168 963,038 Applicantsfor transitional payments. 109,771 769,538 25th November, 1935: Claimants for insurance benefit. 65,992 851,694 Applicants for unemployment allowances. 110,270 732,338
Corresponding statistics are not available for 1st January, 1935.