Sports Groundsman.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons at on 5 February 1931.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Shepherd Mr Arthur Shepherd , Darlington


asked the Minister of Labour whether employment as groundsman on an athletic ground attached to an industrial undertaking is treated by her Department as insurable employment?

Photo of Miss Margaret Bondfield Miss Margaret Bondfield , Wallsend

Speaking generally, such a groundsman is not insurable against unemployment. In particular cases, however, the precise nature of the work performed might have to be ascertained before a decision could be given.