Benefit (Trade Unions Administration).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 31st July 1922.

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asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the fact that trade unions administering unemployment benefit under Section 17 of the Act of 1920 are more efficient than Employment Exchanges in finding work for their unemployed members, he can state whether any calculations have been made as to the amount saved annually, which would otherwise be disbursed in unemployment benefit, by reason of the arrangements for trade unions to administer the benefit?