Domestic Service.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 10th May 1922.

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Photo of Sir John Pennefather Sir John Pennefather , Liverpool Kirkdale

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asked the Minister of Labour the average sum per week which is being paid in unemployment benefit to women suitable for domestic service who do not accept situations when offered them?

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

A woman who is suitable for and refuses domestic service would not be granted unemployment benefit. On a good many occasions claims to benefit have been rejected on this ground.