To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) how many people will receive reduced housing benefit as a result of the changes in social security in April;(2) how many people who lose entitlement to housing benefit in April are families with children.
I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Derby, South (Mrs. Beckett) on 18 December 1987 at columns 916–18. This continues to be the most up-to-date information available.