HC Deb 27 May 1960 vol 624 c85W
Mr. Malcolm MacMillan

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance how many weekly assistance grants were being paid in the Western Isles area as supplements to retirement pensions, as supplements to non-contributory old-age pensions, and in respect of persons other than pensioners, respectively.

Miss Hornsby-Smith

I am informed by the National Assistance Board that the numbers of weekly National Assistance grants payable in the Western Isles on 29th March last were as follows:

Supplements to Retirement Pension 438
Supplements to Non-Contributory Old-Age Pension 647
Other weekly grants 3,032