§ Mr. Garry Allighan
asked the Minister of Labour how many ex-Servicemen have applied for resettlement grant, how-many have been refused, or been granted up to 25 per cent., up to half of the maximum, and the full amount, respectively.
§ Mr. Ness Edwards
From the inception of the scheme to 30th September, 1945, 3,652 applications have been received from former members of the Armed Forces. Of these, 983 have been rejected. Grants have been authorised in 992 cases, 1,617 are under consideration, and 60 have been withdrawn. Of the grants authorised, 172 are for amounts up to £50, 351 between £51 and £100, and 469 between £101 and £150.