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Board And Lodging Claimants

Volume 113: debated on Monday 30 March 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to his answer on Monday 9 March, if he will give the number of children belonging to the 6,000 claimants who received supplementary board and lodging payments, and who were said to have dependent children.

[pursuant to his reply, 16 March 1987, c. 409]: In December 1984, an estimated 10,000 dependent children were in families receiving supplementary benefit board and lodging payments.