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

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Single Payments on 27th February 1986.


Mr. Meacher Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give for the most recent month for which information is available, (a) the number of single payment awards as a rate per 1,000 claimants; and (b) the average single payment to (i) persons under pension age not required to register for work, (ii) persons under pension age required to register for work and (iii) persons over pension age, for each social security office.

Mr. Major [pursuant to his reply, 10 February 1986, c. 365]: I have arranged for this information to be placed in the Library.