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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.