HC Deb 24 June 1947 vol 439 c22W
Lord Willoughby de Eresby

asked the Minister of Labour the number of limbless ex-Service men who are unemployed according to the latest available figures.

Mr. Ness Edwards

Exact figures of unemployment among limbless ex-Service men are not available, but it is estimated on the basis of a special count made some months ago that the number of such men at present unemployed is about 2,600