To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many applications for review were received during the period April 1989 to March 1990 inclusive in respect of (a) social fund community care grants, (b) social fund budgeting loans and (c) social fund crisis loans, by each of his Department's local offices at Eston, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Stockton, and how many of each of these applications for review resulted in revised decisions.
The following tables show the number of applications for review that were made at the Eston, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Stockton local offices in the period April 1989 to March 1990 and the number of revised decisions in that period.
|Applications received||Decisions revised|
|Community care grants||180||23|
|Community care grants||265||36|
|Community care grants||1,137||144|
|Community care grants||1,016||153|
|Community care grants||239||47|
Some of the revised decisions will refer to review applications made in a previous period and decisions may not have been made on some of the review applications made in the period shown.
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many applications for review of social fund decisions were received by the office of the social fund inspectors during the period April 1989 to March 1990 inclusive in respect of (a) social fund community care grants, (b) social fund budgeting loans and (c) social fund crisis loans, relating to decisions made by each of his Department's offices at Eston, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Stockton; and how many of these applications for social fund inspectors review resulted in (i) decisions substituted by the social fund inspectors, (ii) decisions referred back to the social fund office and (iii) decisions confirmed by the social fund inspectors.
I am advised by the Social Fund Commissioner that, between 1 April 1989 and 31 March 1990, a total of 430 applications for review were received at the office of the social fund inspectors from the Department's offices at Eston, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Stockton. The social fund inspectors have reached decisions in 358 cases from these offices in this period.The information, as requested, is shown in the following table
|Numbers of applications for review received at the office of the social fund inspector April 1989 to March 1990|
|Budgeting loans||Crisis loans||Community care grants|
Community care grants