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Social Fund

Volume 124: debated on Wednesday 16 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the answer of 3 December, Official Report, column 693, whether he will publish a table showing the social fund loans and grants allocations for each area office expressed as a percentage of the payments made for single payments in each area office for 1986; and if he will make a statement.

[holding answer 16 December 1987]: The information is as follows:

SSOSingle payments11986Social fund loans and grants 1988–89(3) expressed as percentage
(1)(2)(3)(4)
££
Andersonstown2,298,5211,376,97260
Antrim1,253,083663,00953
Armagh914,911493,20454
Ballymena635,425579,10691
Ballymoney759,696414,42755
Ballynahinch114,15364,37856
Banbridge424,216243,79057
Bangor413,752271,91266
Carrickfergus475,163252,49253
Coleraine978,351653,36667
Cookstown973,415396,99341
Corporation Street3,247,9731,644,43051
Downpatrick556,248250,79245
Dungannon1,433,018619,24443
Enniskillen863,176463,60054
Falls Road2,382,3091,146,05048
Holywood Road1,553,183747,55248
Kilkeel124,91689,28071
Knockbreda621,101390,48163
Lame502,590248,97650
Limavady594,168216,84936
Lisburn2,129,5431,115,91252
Londonderry3,557,1331,771,14050
Lurgan1,783,4861,293,38273
Magherafelt1,834,339665,64536
Newcastle302,765117,63539
Newry1,849,5371,063,52158
Newtownabbey1,003,436417,08342
Newtonwnards338,745219,17265
Omagh1,277,358604,44347
Portadown861,234320,34137
Shaftesbury Square1,602,659889,46655
Shankill952,237582,52961
Strabane1,633,498613,06038
1 15 December 1985 to 16 December 1986.
The allocations for 1988–89 reflect the distribution of single payments and caseloads at social security offices during the period 16 December 1986 to 28 July 1987.