HC Deb 07 February 2001 vol 362 cc580-1W
Mr. Willetts

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Perth (Ms Cunningham), of 15 January 2001,Official Report, columns 71–72W, how many Jobseeker's Allowance claimants signed on by post. [148505]

Ms Jowell

We do not hold national figures on the numbers of Jobseeker's Allowance claimants who sign on by post. Authorisation of postal signing is the responsibility of local Employment Service business managers.