Transitional Payments.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 12th May 1932.

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Photo of Mr Valentine McEntee Mr Valentine McEntee , Walthamstow West

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asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that subcommittees of the Essex county public assistance committee in the Romford area are making a second determination of allowance to those in receipt of transitional payment where any odd pence were included in the first determination, and in each such case reducing the benefit to the nearest lower number of shillings; and whether such reductions are made for the convenience of, and at the request of, the officers of his Department?