HC Deb 30 July 1976 vol 916 c488W
Mr. Woof

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what were the numbers of persons receiving redundancy payments for 1975 and 1976, to the latest available date, respectively; and if he will list the average size of payments for each of the years.

Mr. Golding

The numbers of employees in respect of whom rebates to employers or direct payments were made from the Redundancy Fund, and the average payments to the employees, were:

Period in which payments were made from the Fund Number of employees concerned (to nearest thousand) Average payment
1975 340,000 £524 1976
1st January to 31st May 154,000 £599

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