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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Supplementary Benefit

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Supplementary Benefit on 20th March 1986.

Mr. Sean Hughes Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many single payments were made from the Huyton office of his Department during each of the last five years and in 1986 to date.

Mr. Major [pursuant to his reply, 13 March 1986, c. 570]: The number of single payments made from the Huyton local office in the years since April 1982 are:

Year | Number

1982-83 - 7,882

1983-84 - 12,634

1984-85 - 16,910

1985-86* - 14,566

* up to 11 February 1986

Information is not available for a complete year prior to 1982-83.