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Unemployment Insurance

Volume 415: debated on Wednesday 31 October 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how long a committee has been sitting in Trinidad to consider the introduction of unemployment insurance there; and if it is proposed to take any action.

The Committee was appointed in September, 1943, and I understand that they found it necessary to collect certain data and statistics before they could proceed with their work. I am inquiring from the Governor what the present position is, and I will let my hon. Friend know as soon as I receive the reply.