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Sickness Benefit Provision In Uk And Western Europe

Volume 414: debated on Wednesday 29 October 1980

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether, in view of the criticism in this country of the cost of sick benefit of £30 a week, they will state what the sick pay is in each West European country in terms of British currency.

I have sent the noble Lord a copy of the Green Paper, Income During Initial Sickness: A New Strategy (Cmnd. 7864), Annex B of which contains information on the provision in certain European countries.