H. Crosby, Ixworth.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 7th May 1935.

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asked the Minister of Health whether he will cause inquiry to be made into the case of H. Crosby, of Ixworth, Norfolk, who, when recently unemployed, was refused any public assistance on the ground that his sons were employed, and whose younger son, on becoming unemployed, was given two days' work four and a-half miles from his home at the rate of 4s. a day, and, in addition, was required to walk to another place five miles away in another direction to have his card stamped; and whether he will endeavour to prevent such treatment of unemployed persons in future