Travel Expenses

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15 April 1959.

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Photo of Mr Iain Macleod Mr Iain Macleod , Enfield West 12:00, 15 April 1959

Daily travelling expenses are not payable under the Ministry's transfer schemes. These schemes are designed to help unemployed workers for whom no work is available in their home areas to transfer to employ- ment elsewhere by contributing to the extra cost of maintaining a home in one district and living in another.

I have written to the hon. Member about the particular case of Mr. D. Makin.