HC Deb 13 November 1969 vol 791 c149W
Mr. Woodnutt

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the aggregate amount of sickness, unemployment and supplementary benefits paid to residents of the Isle of Wight for each of the three years ended 5th April, 1969; and what was the amount of contributions collected in respect of National Insurance in respect of the same periods.

Mr. O'Malley

The following table shows the aggregate amounts of unemployment benefit and supplementary benefit paid at employment exchanges on the Isle of Wight to persons registering for employment. The other information asked for is not available.

Unemployment benefit Supplementary benefit
1966–67 £215,000 £60,000
1967–68 £250,000 £76,000
1968–69 £240,000 £78,000