Unemployment Assistance Board


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Occupation Elizabeth Jenkins
EJ 's war work was done in the Civil Service , first for the Assistance Board which helped in the settlement of Jewish refugees and then with compensation payments to those whose property had been...


November 1934
The Unemployment Act linked with the politician Neville Chamberlain came into force, transferring relief issues from the Ministry of Labour to an Unemployment Assistance Board .
4 February 1935
In response to an announcement that proposed implementation of Part II of the Unemployment Act would result in cuts to benefits, a mass demonstration of women was held at Merthyr in Wales, outside the...