§ Mr. Channon
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received from the Institution of Professional Civil Servants in relation to the Government's proposals to change the regulations regarding unemployment benefit; and what reply he has sent.
§ Mr. Orme
Eight letters about these proposals have been received from various branches of the Institution of Professional Civil Servants. The replies sent set out the Government's reasons for 327W bringing forward the proposals, as explained to the House during the course of the Second Reading debate on the Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill on 2nd December.—[Vol. 921, c. 1174–98.]