HC Deb 27 April 1982 vol 22 c240W
Mr. McTaggert

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons in Glasgow have exhausted their right to unemployment benefit; and what percentage of the unemployed they represent.

Mr. Newton

At February 1982 there were 29,800 unemployed claimants at the 18 unemployment benefit offices in the Glasgow area who had exhausted their entitlement to unemployment benefit. This was 38.9 per cent. of the total number of unemployed claimants in chat area.