HC Deb 22 February 1939 vol 344 cc380-1W
Sir R. Aske

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number of ex-service men suffering from disability in consequence of their service who are receiving Unemployment Assistance Board allowances; and how many of such men are 50 years of age or over?

Mr. E. Brown

The only available statistics, which were obtained in April, 1937, show that 20,233 disabled ex-service men then registered at Employment Exchanges were applicants for Unemployment Assistance allowances. I am afraid it is not possible to divide the figures into age groups.

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