HC Deb 03 June 1954 vol 528 cc113-4W
85. Mr. Marlowe

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance how many families are in receipt of National Assistance in the area of Hove, Southwick and Shoreham and in the area of Brighton.

Mr. Turton

At the end of April, 1954, 5,650 regular weekly grants of National Assistance were being paid in the Borough of Hove, the Urban District of Southwick and Portslade and the Urban District of Shoreham, and 10,500 in the County Borough of Brighton. Separate figures to show how many of these recipients live alone or are members of families are not available.