HC Deb 07 July 1961 vol 643 c167W
Mr. K. Robinson

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance how many applications for refund of National Health Service charges have been rejected by the National Assistance Board during each month of 1961 to date.

Miss Hornsby-Smith

The numbers of unsuccessful applications for National Assistance grants in respect of charges made under the National Health Service which have been recorded this year up to May are as follows:

In 7 weeks to 31st January 2,914
In 4 weeks to 28th February 2,662
In 4 weeks to 28th March 3,876
In 4 weeks to 25th April 3,953
In 5 weeks to 30th May 4,578