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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Maternity Payments

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Maternity Payments on 13th March 1987.


Mr. Soley Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many women in Croydon, Central constituency received maternity allowance in the last year for which figures are available.

Mr. Major Information is not available in the form requested. In the 12 months ending April 1986, the latest year for which figures are available, 3,853 claims to maternity allowance were made at the Department's office in Hastings (Croydon out-station) which covers Croydon, Central constituency, but this total includes claims proper to other offices.