HC Deb 29 April 1982 vol 22 c325W
Mrs. Renee Short

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what proposals have been put forward by voluntary bodies and the Manpower Services Commission concerning the plan to give £12 million in grants to help the long-term unemployed; and when he expects to reach a decision on the use of this money.

Mr. Alison

I refer the hon. Member to the replies given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister to the hon. Member for South Ayrshire (Mr. Foulkes) on 4 February 1982—[Vol. 17, c. 181–82]—and 9 February 1982—[Vol. 17, c. 316.]