Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Unemployment Costs – 9 July 1987

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Unemployment Costs on 9th July 1987.


Mr. Nigel Griffiths Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will provide an estimate of the cost of unemployment in Scotland.

Mr. Major I regret that regional figures for benefit expenditure on the unemployed are not available.