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Benefits (Able-Bodied Young Persons)

Volume 894: debated on Tuesday 24 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will take steps to limit benefits paid to to able-bodied young persons who visit Weymouth and other seaside resorts in the summer, take no steps to obtain employment, sleep on the beach and claim social security benefit.

I would refer the hon. Member to the substantive reply given to him by my predecessor on 9th June.—[Vol. 893, c. 102.]