§ 31. Mr. Skinner
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what steps he is taking to combat the effects of unemployment; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Foot
The Government accept the need for action to alleviate the effects of the current high level of unemployment during the period in which their measures to reduce inflation are taking effect. Details of measures in the manpower field already taken and under consideration are set out in the White Paper "Attack on Inflation".