HC Deb 22 December 1988 vol 144 c460W
Mr. Bowis

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the number of unemployed people(a) called in for interview under the restart scheme and (b) who have attended those interviews.

Mr. Lee

Since 1 July 1986, some 6.5 million invitations have been issued to attend a restart interview and 5 million interviews have been conducted.