§ 53. Mr. STEPHEN
asked the Minister of Labour to the latest available date the deficiency in the Unemployment Insurance Fund; whether the deficiency is increasing weekly; and whether during any recent weeks there has been no deficiency in the fund?
§ Sir A. STEEL-MAITLAND
The present debt of the Unemployment Fund to the Treasury is £34,030,000. During 1119 recent months the debt has been increasing weekly, and there has not been any week recently in which the debt has not been added to.