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Cervical Cancer

Volume 115: debated on Thursday 7 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how much money has been spent on cervical

BenefitFrequency and period of paymentPay day
Retirement Pensionweekly in advanceMonday or Thursday
Widow's benefitweekly in advanceTuesday
Industrial Injury/Disablement Benefitweekly in advanceWednesday
Attendance Allowanceweekly in advanceMonday
Invalid Care Allowanceweekly in advanceMonday
Guardian's Allowanceweekly in advanceMonday or Tuesday
Family Income Supplementweekly in advanceTuesday
Supplementary Benefitweekly in advance or fortnightly in advance to claimants who are available for employmentMonday or the appropriate day for payment of linked contributory social security benefit.
Mobility Allowancefour weekly; 3 weeks in arrear, 1 week in advance.Wednesday
Child benefitweekly or four-weekly in arrearsMonday or Tuesday
Maternity Allowanceweekly in arrearsFriday
Sickness benefit; Invalidity benefit; Severe Disablement allowanceweekly in arrearsMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday depending on the claimant's NI number.
Unemployment benefitfortnightly in arrearsTwo days after the claimant's signing day.
Retirement pension, widow's benefit, mobility allowance, attendance allowance and child benefit may be paid direct to a beneficiary's bank account; payments under these arrangements are made four-weekly or quarterly in arrears.

cancer screening in England and Wales for every year since 1978; and what is the projected expenditure for each year until 1990.

Total expenditure on cervical cancer screening is not separately identified in health authority accounts or forward plans. It has been estimated that the annual cost is between £20 million and £30 million.