§ Mr. T. W. Jones
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance whether he will take steps to reimburse the travelling expenses of unemployed persons registering for benefit for the first time and living some distance from the nearest office.
§ Mrs. Thatcher
No. Attendance is not obligatory if the claimant lives more than ten miles from the nearest local76W office of the Ministry of Labour or in any other case where undue hardship would result.