The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1983-1987 Parliament

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Benefits – 21 January 1986

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Benefits on 21st January 1986.

Mr. Thurnham Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received advocating withdrawal of benefits from school leavers who refuse all types of employment, or places on the youth training scheme; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Major We are not aware of any recent representations advocating the withdrawal of entitlement to both benefits in these circumstances.