HC Deb 07 July 1981 vol 8 c101W
27. Mr. Adams

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons who have been unemployed for more than 12 months are in receipt of supplementary benefit.

Mrs. Chalker

271,000 recipients of supplementary benefit in November 1980—the latest date for which information is available—had at that date been unemployed for 12 months or more.