Older Employees (Redundancies)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Social Security – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th June 1991.

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Photo of Mr Hugh Dykes Mr Hugh Dykes , Harrow East 12:00 am, 24th June 1991

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will consider establishing intermediate supplementary assistance on a short-term basis to assist older employees suffering unexpected redundancies; and what information he has on the practice in other countries in respect of short-run social security help to complement conventional unemployment payments made from public funds for older members of the work force.