Disability Benefits and Social Care

Part of Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 3:56 pm on 20th June 2012.

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Photo of Anne McGuire Anne McGuire Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) 3:56 pm, 20th June 2012

That is the real statistic. We in this House bandy figures around, but the reality is that we are talking about people who are finding themselves—day after day, week after week, month after month—being unable to get a job. That is the reality: 2.5 million unemployed.