HC Deb 25 May 1976 vol 912 cc103-4W
37. Mr. Greville Janner

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many and what percentage of unemployed people were in receipt of social security benefit in addition to unemployment pay on the latest available date.

Mr. Deakins

The number of unemployed persons in receipt of unemployment benefit and supplementary benefit at 2nd February, 1976 was 147,000, which represented 12.2 per cent. of the total registered unemployed.