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Treasury Model

Volume 949: debated on Friday 12 May 1978

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the Government Departments and any other agencies or organisations which have made available to them the forecasts of future unemployment and related data provided by the Treasury model.

No. It is not the normal practice to reveal the circulation list of departmental papers.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Burton on 8th May 1978, whether the Treasury model is capable of providing disaggregated employment projections suitable to the needs of the Manpower Services Commission; and, if so, at what cost.

The Treasury model is not capable of providing projections at the detailed level of disaggregation needed by the Manpower Services Commission.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Burton on 8th May 1978, whether any approach was made to the Manpower Services Commission to determine whether the Treasury model was able to provide disaggregated employment projections suitable to its needs.

The Treasury model is not able to provide projections suitable to the needs of the Manpower Services Commission, and so no approach was made to the Commission.