HC Deb 19 April 1985 vol 77 c290W
Mr. Ashton

asked the Secretary of State for Employment why Mr. Paul Dixon of 6 Fleetway, Worksop, who quit his job at Manton colliery during the strike last June and who has had two other jobs since is still classed as a striking miner and has been refused benefit now he is unemployed again.

Mr. Alan Clark

Mr. Dixon is not classed as a striking miner. He has told us that he is working part-time and payment of benefit has been withheld whilst the independent adjudicating authorities consider his entitlement under social security regulations that cover part-time working—the Social Security (Unemployment, Sickness and Invalidity Benefit) Regulation 1983, regulations 7(1)(g).