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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Unemployment Costs

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Unemployment Costs on 29th October 1987.


Mr. Haynes Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the annual cost to the Exchequer of unemployment in the east midlands.

Mrs. Walley Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will prepare a region-by-region estimate of the total annual cost to the Exchequer of unemployment.

Mr. Gareth Wardell Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the annual cost to the Exchequer of unemployment in Wales.

Mr. Buckley Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the annual cost to the Exchequer of unemployment in the Yorkshire and Humberside region.

Mrs. Fyfe Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the annual cost to the Exchequer of unemployment in Scotland.

Mr. Clelland Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the annual cost to the Exchequer of unemployment in the northern region.

Mr. Illsley Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will prepare a region-by-region estimate of the annual cost to the Exchequer of unemployment.

Mr. Major I refer the hon. Members to the reply I gave earlier today to the hon. Member for Leeds, West (Mr. Battle).