Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 5th July 1922.
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asked the Minister of Labour whether his Department prosecutes persons who receive unemployment pay under false pretences: and, if so, can he state the number of prosecutions and convictions obtained during the last 12 months?
Yes, Sir. During the 12 months ended 30th June, 1922, 1,612 prosecutions were instituted in Great Britain, and convictions were obtained in 1,484 cases.
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