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 Planning Research – 11 February 1987

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Planning Research on 11th February 1987.

Mr. Madden Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services pursuant to his Answer of 29 January, Official Report, column 373 concerning a study commissioned from Social and Community Planning Research, in what areas of the United Kingdom the pilot study has been carried out; and how much money has been allocated to pay for the full study.

Mr. Major The sample for the pilot study was taken from people who became unemployed and signed on at the following unemployment benefit offices:

Barnsley A
Basildon A
Bradford D
Chatham B
Forest Hill
Kings Lynn
Leeds B
Liverpool Old Swan B
Poplar B
Sheffield C
St. Marylebone

The estimated expenditure covering fieldwork, staffing and non-departmental computer costs for the full study for the four years, 1986-87, 1987-88, 1988-89, and 1989-90 is £356,500 (at 1986-87 prices).