To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many single payments and at what cost were made by his Department's offices situated in (a) Liverpool, (b) Knowsley, (c) Sefton, (d) St. Helens, (e) Wirral, (f) Clwyd and (g) Gwynedd during 1986.
The numbers of single payments made during the financial years April 1985 to April 1986 and April 1986 to April 1987 in the Department's local offices will be placed in the Library as soon as possible. The total amounts of those payments for each financial year have been placed in the Library.
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what amount was paid out in single payments through his Department's offices covering Peckham in 1985–86.
I refer the hon. Member to my reply to her on 30 November at column 465. Further information about single payments for each of the Department's offices has now been placed in the Library.