HC Deb 28 July 1981 vol 9 c404W
21. Mr. Watson

asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he is satisfied with the effectiveness of the job release scheme.

Mr. Peter Morrison

Yes. I refer my hon. Friend to the statement made by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister yesterday. The qualifying age for men will be reduced to 63 in November 1981 and to 62 in February 1982.