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Claims (Processing)

Volume 116: debated on Tuesday 12 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give details of the average time taken to process claims at Social Security offices in Chorlton, Rusholme and Sale for the most recent period for which figures are available.

The average time taken to process claims to social security benefits is shown in the table. Figures, in days, are for the four weeks ending 7 April 1987:

Supplementary Benefit864
Sickness/Invalidity Benefit7914
Maternity Allowance9711
Retirement Pension633341