§ 5. Mr. RHYS DAVIES
asked the Minister of Labour what arrangements are contemplated with a view to absorbing in employment under the proposed unemployment assistance board those persons now in the regular or temporary service of local public assistance committees?
§ 16. Mr. D. G. SOMERVILLE
asked the Minister of Labour whether persons now employed in making transitional payments will be preferentially treated as a result of their experience in the formation of the staff of the unemployment assistance board?
§ Sir H. BETTERTON
I would refer the hon. Members to the reply which I gave on this subject on 28th November to the hon. Member for Deritend (Mr. 516 Smedley Crooke), of which I am sending the hon. Members a copy.