HC Deb 14 June 1979 vol 968 cc310-1W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what examination he is making of the operation of the General Working Incapacity Act in the Netherlands following the recommendation of the Pearson Report concerning a benefit for partial incapacity; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Prentice

My Department has acquired a great deal of information on the introduction of this Act and on the problems encountered in its implementation. This is being studied carefully.