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Single Payments

Volume 115: debated on Wednesday 29 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what percentage of single discretionary payment claimants have been refused in each of the last three years.

The percentage of single payments refused in each of the last three years is as follows:

Year (May-April)Percentage
1984–8518
1985–8620
1986–87132
1 Provisional figures for period May to March only.

Source: Management Information System (100 per cent count)