HC Deb 24 February 1948 vol 447 cc329-30W
Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Minister of National Insurance (1) if he is aware that Mr. H. V. Knight was disallowed unemployment benefit by the Manager of the Dartford employment exchange; on appeal to the Court of Referees it was established that this man refused to break the law as requested to do by his employer; and, as this was the reason for him leaving his employment, why he was refused his benefit;

(2) if he is aware that Mr. H. V. Knight, who had his unemployment benefit stopped for refusing to break the Road Traffic Act, 1930, as requested to do by his employers Messrs. Turners Transport, of Wilmington, Kent, has been refused permission to appeal to the umpire; and whether he will arrange for this case to go for decision to the umpire.

Mr. J. Griffiths

Inquiries into this case are being expedited, and I will write to my hon. Friend as soon as possible.