HC Deb 05 December 1989 vol 163 c210W
Mr. Loyden

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the average length of the permitted period given to unemployed claimants making a fresh claim for unemployment related benefits; and how many claimants are not given a permitted period, by region.

Mr. Eggar

The information is not available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.