Domestic Servants (Insurance).

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 22nd March 1922.

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Photo of Sir Charles Lyle Sir Charles Lyle , West Ham Stratford

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asked the Minister of Labour whether he has received any suggestions that domestic servants should be placed under the operation of the Unemployment Insurance Act; and whether, since there is no unemployment among domestic servants and the need for them is almost as great as ever, he will say what was the answer made to these representations?

Photo of Mr Thomas Macnamara Mr Thomas Macnamara , Camberwell North West

Representations in the sense indicated by my hon. Friend have been made to me. On consideration I am not prepared to amend the existing law as suggested.