§ 26. Mr. Strang
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in theOfficial Report the economic assumptions implied in the Chief Secretary's statement on 1 November that unemployment would rise from 1.35 million in 1979–80 to 1.65 million in 1980–81.287W
§ Mr. Biffen
The figures quoted were broad working assumptions used in the social security programme in Cmnd. 7746.