§ Mr. Alan Howarth
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many IB50 questionnaires have been(a) issued and (b) returned; and how many people have been examined for the all-work test in the year ended April 1996. 
§ Mr. Burt
The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is as follows:
- April 1995-March 1996
- Questionnaires issued: 1,317,715.
- August 1995-March 19961
- Examinations conducted: 328,551.
1Separate figures for the number of people who have been examined for the all work test have been kept only since August 1995.
1. Data are provisional and subject to change.
2. No records are kept of questionnaires returned. However, a recent sampling exercise indicates that 93 per cent. of questionnaires are returned within the six weeks time limit.
§ Mr. Howarth
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many people who have been disallowed(a) incapacity benefit, (b) severe disablement allowance, (c) income support with a disability premium and (d) credits, have subsequently signed on as unemployed during the year ended April 1996 and received (i) unemployment benefit, (ii) income support and (iii) both. 
§ Mr. Burt
The information is not available in the format requested.
Up to the end of March 1996 there were 40,257 claims for unemployment benefits from people who have been found capable of work under the provisions of the Incapacity for Work Act 1994.