Married Women.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 10th December 1931.

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Photo of Mr James Maxton Mr James Maxton , Glasgow Bridgeton


asked the Minister of Labour in view of the decision of the umpire given this week on the position of married women under the Anomalies Act, what steps he is taking to secure the revision of cases already refused and to bring the decisions of the Courts of Referees into line with that of the umpire?

Photo of Sir Henry Betterton Sir Henry Betterton , Rushcliffe

So far as the applicants concerned have maintained registration, all decisions of Courts of Referees are being reviewed by the Insurance Officers in the light of the umpire's decisions and, so far as necessary action is being taken to secure conformity with the latter.