|During the first week of your Unemployment Benefit Claim
You will not be required to be Actively Seeking Work – or
(As we call it here) – but after that, the onus,
Falls firmly upon you to show the steps that you have taken
Find work: all applications sent, all enquiries made
Which you should bring along to your two-weekly interview.
Since you have training, Mr Lane, in a specific trade
will allow you 13 weeks in which to look for this kind of work
But after this ‘permitted period’ has elapsed then I’m afraid
That you will be expected to apply for any full-time work.
And, if, in the course of time, our interviews reveal
insufficient effort on your part (say only one enquiry a week)
Then we will be forced to deem you as
not A.S.W.. Further
To seek work could result in the suspension of your
(Though you would, of course, have the usual right of