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Unemployment Benefit

Volume 974: debated on Monday 26 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the rules by which adjudicating authorities decide entitlement to unemployment benefit.

Entitlement to unemployment benefit is governed by the Social Security Act 1975, the associated regulations, and case law derived from key decisions of National Insurance Commissioners, which are published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office.