Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons at on 6 October 1931.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Shepherd Mr Arthur Shepherd , Darlington


asked the Minister of Labour (1) the total number of dependants for whom benefit was paid at the Darlington Employment Exchange for each of the last four weeks for which figures are available; and the total number who received this benefit on behalf of their dependants;

(2) the number of persons at the Darlington Employment Exchange who are in receipt of benefit, the number who have drawn 26 weeks' benefit, the number on transitional benefit, and the number who will be referred to the public assistance committee for assessment as to their future rate of benefit under the Government's new proposals;

(3) the total amount of benefit paid at the Darlington Employment Exchange to