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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Unemployment Benefit

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Unemployment Benefit on 12th February 1986.


Mr. Kirkwood Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services according to the most recent available figures how many claimants are in receipt of unemployment benefit at less than the full rate (a) by sex and martial status and (b) where married, by sex and employment status of spouse.

Mr. Major I shall let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.