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Housing Benefit

Volume 81: debated on Tuesday 18 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people in the borough of Burnley were receiving housing benefit on the last date for which figures are available.

The information is not available in the precise form requested. Burnley borough council's subsidy claims for 1985–86 estimate that the average number of recipients of rent rebates, rent allowances and rate rebates will be:

Average number
Rent rebates5,700
Rent allowances1,550
Rate rebates13,250