HC Deb 30 November 1979 vol 974 c824W
Mr. Marlow

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what proportion of claims for unemployment benefit is rejected on the ground that available and suitable work opportunities have been rejected; and if there has been any change in this proportion over the past two years.

Mr. Prentice

Following is the information requested.

declining numbers of users is such that there is no need to make alternative arrangements yet awhile. I shall keep the situation under review.