asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish figures showing the average amount received in additional requirements to supplementary benefit (a) by all those claimants in receipt of such additions and (b) by claimants in receipt of such additions in the following specific categories: (i) retirement pensioners, (ii) the unemployed, (iii) the sick and disabled and (iv) one-parent families.
Provisional information at December 1983 is as follows:
|Amount per week|
|Sick and disabled||4·64|
|One parent families||3·21|
Source: Annual Statistical Enquiry 1983.