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Benefit Deductions

Volume 889: debated on Tuesday 8 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons in 1974 suffered a deduction from social security benefits under the provisions of the Supplementary Benefits Act 1966, Schedule 2, paragraph 11.

This information will not be available until the mid-summer and I will then write to my hon. Friend.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services in how many cases in 1974 discretion was exercised to limit the amount of deduction of 40 per cent. of social security benefit under the provisions of Schedule 2, paragraph 11 of the Supplementary Benefits Act 1966.

I regret that this information is not available, and could only be obtained at disproportionate expense.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services in how many cases during 1974 was the full deduction of 40 per cent. of social security benefit made under the provisions of Schedule 2, paragraph 11, of the Supplementary Benefits Act 1966; and what was the average duration in weeks of these deductions.

I regret that this information is not available and could only be obtained at disproportionate expense.