Benefits (Transfers)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Insurance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th December 1949.

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Photo of Mr James Griffiths Mr James Griffiths , Llanelly 12:00 am, 13th December 1949

The number of claims for unemployment benefit disallowed on the ground that the claimant is not capable of work is about 850 a quarter. These numbers are small in relation to the total number of persons changing from unemployment to sickness benefit in normal course. No statistics of such transfers are available.