Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons at on 29 May 1930.

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Precise statistics on this point are not available, but it is estimated provisionally that at the end of April, 1930, there had been a reduction of approximately 50,000, exclusive of dependants, in the number of persons in receipt of out-door relief in Great Britain, through the operation of the Unemployment Insurance Act, 1930.