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Social services: Jenkin letter to Biffen (colleagues’ doubt about extending waiting period for sickness and unemployment benefits) [shift from 3 to 6 days remains best option] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/920 f50
Editorial comments: Relevant supporting documents follow the main item. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here. Read other documents selected from this file. See also file PREM19-0921
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 11pp
Themes: Parliament, Conservatism, Employment, Industry, Pay, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, European Union (general), Health policy, Labour Party & socialism, Science & technology, Social security & welfare