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Official: Board of Trade: Unemployment Insurance: printed papers., 21 Feb 1906 - 04 Apr 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/1A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes: the report of the Departmental Committee on Vagrancy (Volume 1); preliminary notes on proposed Board of Trade legislation, including the Employers' Liability Insurance Companies Bill, the Companies Acts Amendment Bill, the Patent Law Consolidation Bill, the Light Railways Bill, the amendments to the Cheap Trains Act and Life Assurance Companies' Acts and Copyright legislation; memorandums for the Royal Commission on the Poor Laws, on subjects including unemployment statistics, immigration, emigration, wage-earners, the displacement of adult labour by female and juvenile labour, cyclical trade depressions, statistics of seasonal and casual labour, employment by rail, gas, water and tram companies, pauperism statements for 1908, statistics from labour exchanges and health insurance; Objections and Answers to Unemployed Insurance; an estimate of the numbers of unemployed; the draft of the Unemployment Insurance Bill.Also includes: introductory statements by WSC.


  • Creation: 21 Feb 1906 - 04 Apr 1911

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2 file(s) (2 bound files (25 folios))

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