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Draft Unemployment Insurance (Increase Of Benefit In Respect Of Dependent Children) Order, 1940

Volume 116: debated on Tuesday 2 April 1940

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Report from the Special Orders Committee, That they have examined the Order as required by the Standing Orders of the House; that in their opinion the provisions of the Order raise important questions of policy and principle—they comply with the terms of the Unemployment Assistance Act, 1935, under which the Order is submitted for approval—that the Order is founded on precedent inasmuch as analagous Orders have already been approved by the House; that in the opinion of the Committee the Scheme cannot be passed by the House without special attention, but that no further inquiry is necessary before the House proceeds to a decision on the Resolution to approve the said Scheme:

Read, and ordered to lie on the Table.