HC Deb 22 June 1971 vol 819 cc237-8W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many disabled persons during the last year have been in receipt of exceptional needs heating grants from supplementary benefit offices; what proportion this number is of the total receiving these grants; and what was the average weekly grant received by these disabled persons and the total annual expenditure both for the disabled, exclusively, and for all persons in receipt of these grants.

Mr. Dean

I regret that this information is not available.

many in both categories have appealed, and of these, how many have been successful in their appeal.

Mr. Dean

I regret the precise information requested is not available. The information collected is given in the tables below: