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Benefits (Leicester)

Volume 77: debated on Monday 15 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons are in receipt of (a) supplementary benefit and (b) unemployment benefit in the Leicester, East constituency, as compared with the whole of the city of Leicester; if he will list the categories under which benefit is claimed; and if he will give the equivalent figures for the past five years.

Leicester, East constituency is served by two of the Department's offices: Leicester (Yeoman street) and Leicester (Norton street). Their boundaries are not coterminous with the Leicester, East constituency. The number of persons in receipt of supplementary benefit at February 1985 and for the preceding five years was:

February pension agePersons over pension agePersons under pension age required to register for employmentPersons under pension age not required to register for employment
198510,64111,9818,623
198410,37111,9397,875
198310,65011,5996,678
198210,2249,6235,543
198110,1496,8334,733
198010,0093,9914,410
Leicester city is served by four of the Department's offices. Their boundaries are not coterminous with Leicester city. The number of persons in receipt of supplementary benefit at February 1985 and for the preceding five years was:
Means and standard deviations of the distributions of birthweights (grams)
United Kingdom, England and Wales, England, Regional Health Authorities, 1980 to 1983
1980198119821983
AreaMeanStandard deviationMeanStandard deviationMeanStandard deviationMeanStandard deviation
United KingdomTotal births3,2815613,2915693,2905693,292571
Live births3,2905483,3045463,2975533,299555

February

Persons over age pension age

Persons under pension age required to register for employment

Persons under pension age not required to register for employment

198518,20320,06914,328
198418,17019,55913,020
198318,74119,55510,871
198218,02815,9678,931
198117,73011,3397,693
198017,6376,5037,277

Details of the number of persons in receipt of unemployment benefit in the Leicester, East constituency are not available. The number of persons in receipt of unemployment benefit in Leicester in November 1983 (the latest available information) and the five preceding years was:

Number

November 19837,777
November 19828,905
February 1982*9,555
November 19808,514
November 19793,134
February 1979*3,273

* Figures for November 1981 and November 1978 are not available.