§ Mr. Ellis Smith
asked the Minister of Labour whether he can state the percentage of rejections for benefit by Courts of Referees during 1936 at the following Employment Exchanges: Stoke-on-Trent, Longton, Sheffield, Glasgow, West Ham, and Bristol; and the percentage of rejections for the whole country?
§ Mr. E. Brown,
pursuant to his reply (OFFICIAL REPORT, 8th April, 1937; col. 326, Vol. 322), supplied the following statement:1322W
The following Table shows for the areas mentioned the number of claims disallowed by Courts of Referees during 1936 as percentages of the numbers of claims considered:
Area. Claims disallowed per cent, of claims considered. Great Britain … 75 Stoke-on-Trent … 72 Longton … 72 Sheffield … 69 Glasgow … 71 West Ham … 81 Bristol … 81