HC Deb 18 February 1963 vol 672 c8W
55. Mr. N. Pannell

asked the Minister of Labour how many applications for employment vouchers he has received under the Commonwealth Immigrants Act; how many he has approved; how many he has rejected; and how many still await consideration.

Mr. Hare

Up to 8th February, 1963, 65,147 applications had been received and 29,786 vouchers issued. 815 applications had been rejected, and 1,238 applicants did not require a voucher. The remaining applicants, apart from those whose applications are currently being examined, are on the waiting list or in process of being issued with a voucher.

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