HC Deb 17 November 1981 vol 13 c75W
Mr. Joel Barnett

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the factors which account for the difference between his estimate of the average annual cost per unemployed person and the recent estimate of the Manpower Services Commission; and if he will make a statement.

Sir Geoffrey Howe

I shall let the right hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.