HC Deb 15 June 1999 vol 333 c107W
Mr. Healey

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if(a) travelcards and passes, (b) luncheon vouchers, (c) protective clothing, (d) gift vouchers and (e) other payments in kind are disregarded for benefit purposes if received by a Jobseeker's Allowance claimant who is participating on a European Social Fund training course. [85750]

Angela Eagle

Jobseeker's Allowance regulations provide for any income in kind such as travelcards and passes; luncheon vouchers; protective clothing and gift vouchers, to be disregarded in the calculation of entitlement to benefit.