§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether, Following further open interviews given by Patrick Keane on the subject of his receipt of social security benefit, he will make a statement on the circumstances in which Mr. Keane is continuing to receive benefit and bring up to date the details of this case given to the House on 18th December 1975,Official Report, column 1815.
§ Mr. Orme
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply to his previous Question on 28th January.—[Vol. 904, c.259.]—Mr. Keane attended a course at a re-establishment centre for 10 weeks earlier this year. He has since continued to receive supplementary benefit while registering for employment. Every effort is being made to place Mr. Keane in suitable employment, and the whole situation is being kept under close and constant review.