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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Grant Claims (Walthamstow)

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Walthamstow on 17th February 1986.


Mr. Deakins Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many claims for (a) death grant and (b) maternity grant were made at the Walthamstow office in each year from 1980-81 onwards.

Mr. Major The information relating to the number of claims to death grant and maternity grant (non-contributory maternity grant from July 1982) in the years from April 1980 to date is as follows:


Year | Death Grant | Maternity Grant

1980-81 | 1,809 | 1,673

1981-82 | 1,436 | 1,550

1982-83 | 1,996 | 2,210

1983-84 | 1,589 | 1,788

1984-85 | 1,665 | 1,905

*1985-86 | 1,106 | 1,404


* To 14 January 1986.