§ 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