§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of LABOUR (Mr. R. S. Hudson)
Railway servants who become unemployed are all eligible for insurance benefit in accordance with the usual conditions if they were insured while in employment. Those excepted from the payment of unemployment insurance contributions on the ground that their employment is permanent are of course not eligible for benefit.
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of TRANSPORT (Lieut.-Colonel Headlam)
Particulars are furnished and published annually of the number of persons employed by the railway companies during a week in March in each year, but I have no information as to the number of men dismissed.