HC Deb 24 July 1967 vol 751 c5W
Mr. Younger

asked the Minister of Social Security what was the number of persons in receipt of supplementary benefit at the Ministry's offices in Hamilton, Larkhall and Lesmahagow, respectively, at the most recent convenient date and at the corresponding dates in 1965 and 1966.

Mr. Pentland

The June figures for the area served by these offices were:

Year Number
1967 8,248
1966 6,698
1965 6,421

Separate figures for Larkhall and Lesmahagow are not available.