1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Supplementary Benefit Claimants
Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Supplementary Benefit Claimants on 16th June 1986.
Mr. Meacher Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the number of supplementary benefit claimants at (a) Westfield House, Law Russell House and Leeds Road, Bradford, and (b) nationally, for the latest available year.
Mr. Major The numbers of people receiving supplementary benefit from the three specified Bradford offices on 6 May 1986, together with the national figure for the same date are as follows:
Office | Number
Westfield House (Bradford West) | 13,755
Law Russell House (Bradford South) | 13,510
Leeds Road (Bradford West) | 14,065
Nationally | 5,085,627
Source: 100 per cent. count of live cases in action.