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Lone Parents Ceasing To Receive Benefit

Volume 570: debated on Thursday 14 March 1996

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Further to their Written Answer of 31st January (H.L. Deb.,

WA 111) why they are unable to give figures for the numbers of single parents coming off income support before the year 1993–94.

Prior to 1993, income support statistics were based on an annual sampling exercise which did not identify numbers of benefit terminations over the relevant year.