To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, further to his reply to the hon. Member for Oldham, West (Mr. Meacher), Official Report, 21 June, column 707, if he will give, for the latest date available, a list of the offices with the number of cases with a poll tax deduction in place.
The latest count, completed in May 1990, showed that 22 offices in Scotland had income support cases with a deduction to clear community charge arrears. Up to this date no deductions had been taken in England and Wales. The table records the offices and the number of such deductions in each office.
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Number of cases