HC Deb 26 January 1987 vol 109 c29W
Mr. Madel

asked the Paymaster General how many women, with children under the age of one year, are in receipt of unemployment benefit.

Mr. Lee

The information is not available in the precise form requested. Analysis of the labour force survey for the spring of 1985 suggests that in Great Britain there were of the order of 100,000 women with children aged under one year who were claiming unemployment benefit, or supplementary allowances or national insurance credits as an unemployed person at an unemployment benefit office.