§ Mr. Biffen
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether, in view of the Government request for the notification of wage claims, he will list the number of claims notified during the week ended 25th November, indicating the size of the claim and the number of workers involved.
§ Mr. Chichester-Clark
Seven claims were notified to my Department, including one case in which a number of claims for one company were grouped together. Individual claims notified under these arrangements are confidential unless made public by the parties.