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Unemployed Persons

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 28 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many of those registered as unemployed in November 1974 received neither unemployment benefit nor supplementary benefit, because they were registering for work for the first time and were not in need of assistance.

Persons claiming unemployment benefit or supplementary benefit are not denied benefit on the ground that they are registering for work for the first time.