HC Deb 22 November 1977 vol 939 c677W
Mr. Woof

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people, male and female, respectively, who are currently unemployed are not in receipt of unemployment benefit or supplementary allowance.

Mr. Orme

On 2nd August 1977, the latest date for which figures are available, there were 183,000 males and 101,000 females registered as unemployed and in receipt of neither unemployment benefit nor supplementary allowance. Of these, 75,000 males and 40,000 females were awaiting a decision on a claim for unemployment benefit.