§ Mr. Groves
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he will expedite inquiries connected with the application for a pension of Arthur Robinson, 2, Livingstone Road, Stratford, E.15, No. 09,447,690?1720W
§ Mr. E. Brown
The average number of persons employed on the administration of unemployment insurance and unemployment assistance and the total cost of such administration in Wales and Monmouthshire were approximately as follow:
§ Mr. Elliot
I have been asked to reply. Mr. Robinson's claim for old age pension was not received until 2nd March, although he attained the age of 65 on the 18th February. The necessary inquiries have been completed and Mr. Robinson is being notified that he has been awarded an old age pension and he will be able to secure payment of the pension, including arrears, at the post office he has selected.