§ 59. Mr. Wolrige-Gordon
asked the Minister of Social Security what was the figure paid out weekly by her Department for men who have been on the employment exchange over a period of one to five years in Frazerburgh, Peterhead, Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
§ 60. Miss Herbison
asked the Minister of Social Security what sum she estimates will be saved each year by the discontinuance of the payment of benefit for the first three days of sickness, industrial injury and unemployment.
§ Mrs. Hart
As explained in the Explanatory and Financial Memorandum to the Family Allowances and National Insurance (No. 2) Bill, this change is expected to result in a reduction in expenditure in a full year of about £15 million from the National Insurance Fund and of about £2½ million from the Industrial Injuries Fund. After taking account of the effect on supplementary benefits, the total net saving is expected to be about £15 million.