HC Deb 18 December 1975 vol 902 c763W
Mr. George

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many claimants were interviewed by unemployment review officers for each year since 1970; and if she will report the outcome of these interviews in terms of the number of claimants being placed in suitable employment.

Mr. O'Malley

The available information is shown below. I regret that it is not in the precise form requested.

Year Number of claimants interviewed Number ceasing to draw supplementary allowance shortly after interview
1970 56,956 21,750
1971 96,356 34,243
1972 85,655 32,697
1973 110,988 52,525
1974 115,978 52,671
1975(up to 30th September) 2,796 34,912