HC Deb 06 April 1939 vol 345 cc3027-8W
Mr. Lyons

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the balance of the credit of the Unemployment Insurance Fund as at 1st April, 1939?

Mr. E. Brown

After the application on 31st March, 1939, of a sum of £3,000,000 to the reduction of the debt of the Unemployment Fund in accordance with the recommendation of the Unemployment Insurance Statutory Committee, the balance of the fund at 1st April, 1939, was about £43,285,000, including investments at cost.