Out-of-Work Donation.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants. – in the House of Commons on 26th March 1919.

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Photo of Mr Henry Croft Mr Henry Croft , Bournemouth


asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Labour whether, in view of the statement by his Department that the number of workpeople in every occupation exceeds the demand, his attention has been called to the fact that in numerous cases firms have applied for girls, who refuse employment whilst receiving unemployed benefit; whether he is aware that a large number of men are similarly refusing offers of employment; and whether he will give an undertaking that unemployed benefit will be discontinued to persons who refuse employment at wages at a greater amount than the unemployed benefit now being paid?