HC Deb 19 December 1935 vol 307 cc1961-2W

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number 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?


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.

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