HC Deb 23 November 1964 vol 702 cc145-6W
Sir R. Russell

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the approximate number of maintenance orders in force in England and Wales at the present time, and the average weekly payment ordered by the courts; and if he will give examples of the highest and lowest amounts paid.

Mr. George Thomas

I regret that this information is not available. I am writing to the hon. Member to explain the position.