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Unemployed Persons(Employment Subsidies)

Volume 959: debated on Monday 4 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give the total of persons unemployed and in receipt of any form of employment subsidy listing the number in each category separately.

The total number of persons registered as unemployed in Great Britain on 9th November was 1,330,794. On 7th November there were 16,956 persons in receipt of job release allowance, having voluntarily given up work early under the job release scheme.