§ 50. Mr. G. M. Thomson
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance what estimate he has made of the increased cost of unemployment benefit and National Assistance grants arising out of the Government's, present 5W proposals for reducing the safeguards to the United Kingdom jute manufacturing industry.
§ Mr. N. Macpherson
As my right Friend the Minister of Labour explained in answer to the hon. Member's Question on 24th July, the effect on employment cannot be forecast.