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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Social Security Files (Wick)

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Social Security Files (Wick) on 13th January 1986.


Mr. Wallace Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many (a) supplementary benefit and (b) national insurance benefit claim files relating to residents in Orkney are currently held in Wick.

Mr. Major At the Department's office in Wick on 20 December 1985 - the latest figures available - there were 775 active supplementary benefit claim files relating to residents of Orkney and the associated islands. No national insurance benefit claims for the Orkneys are dealt with by Wick.