Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.

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  • Assistance Board. (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour (1) whether he will issue a report, for each administrative area, of the work of the Unemployment Assistance Board Advisory Committees, including the advice tendered...

  • Additional Ministry Offices, Oxfordshire. (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour the names of the additional offices for Ministry of Labour business which are being established or are about to be established in rural areas in Oxfordshire?

  • Agriculture (Long-Term Hirings). (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour the number and character of long-term hirings made under the agricultural unemployment insurance scheme in the country generally and in Wiltshire in particular?

  • Movement of Labour. (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour (1) the number of men in the engineering trade who have moved from Lancashire to work in other districts in the last six months; (2) whether he can give the movement...

  • Juveniles. (14 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour for an estimate of the number of juveniles between the ages of 14 and 18 who are unemployed, in employment, and still at school but registered for employment,...

  • Unemployment Fund. (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour the present amount of the funded debt of the Unemployment Insurance Fund, the present amount outstanding to the credit of the fund, together with the respective...

  • Durham County. (12 speeches)

    Mr. W. JOSEPH STEWART: asked the Minister of Labour whether anything is being done to provide new industries for the Bishop Auckland, Crook, and Shildon areas in Durham county, where the...

  • Transferees. (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons who have been transferred from the distressed areas to work in the London area for the six months to the last convenient date; and whether, from...

  • Insurance (Salary Limit). (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether any decision has yet been arrived at in connection with the recommendation of the Unemployment Insurance Statutory Committee in favour of raising the salary...

  • Special Areas. (16 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether the Special Areas Commissioners have been invited to give their views on the continuation of the Special Areas Act in its present form; and whether they...

  • Half-Caste Children. (7 speeches)

    Lieut.-Colonel SANDEMAN ALLEN: asked the Minister of Labour whether his attention has been drawn to the increasing number of half-caste children in Cardiff, Liverpool, Glasgow, and other ports;...

  • Allowances. (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether there is to be any reduction of the allowance of the 60,000 young men who were specifically mentioned in the memorandum of the Unemployment Assistance Board...

  • Commissioner for Special Areas. (11 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether the terms of Sir George Gillett's appointment and his powers differ in any and, if so, in what way from those of his predecessor, Mr. Malcolm Stewart?

  • Jarrow Marchers. (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour on what grounds the unemployment assistance benefit has been refused to the Jarrow marchers, in view of the fact that they were kept continually in touch with the...

  • Coloured People, Great Britain. (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware of the conditions which obtain in several of our ports among the coloured population and that the distress among this section of the community is...

  • Unofficial Strikes. (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour how many, unofficial strikes have taken place in this country during the last 12 months; whether he has any evidence as to the subversive influences which are causing...

  • Hyde Park Regulations (Prosecutions). (4 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary the number of prosecutions that have been instituted against persons for breach of the regulations in Hyde Park for the 12 months ended to the last convenient date; and...

  • Shops Acts (Inspections). (4 speeches)

    asked the Borne Secretary whether in view of the unsatisfactory inspection under the Shops Acts by some local authorities, he will consider setting up a special department for this purpose on...