§ 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.]