Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Maternity Payments on 9th April 1987.
Mrs. Renée Short Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many women in the Wolverhampton North-
Mr. Major Information is not available in the form requested.
The Wolverhampton North-
Area | Number
Wolverhampton North | 2,066
Wolverhampton South | 2,072
Mr. Wallace Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many women in (a) Orkney and (b) Shetland claimed the maternity grant in the last year for which figures are available.
Mr. Major The numbers of claims for maternity grant received during the 1986 calendar year at the Department's local offices at Kirkwall and Lerwick, which cover the constituency, were 216 and 356 respectively.