HC Deb 02 March 1971 vol 812 cc391-2W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what has been the cost in clerical wages and other required administrative expenditures, for the latest period for which information is available in each case, for checking to detect fraudulent claims in applications for rent rebates, rate rebates, free school meals, uniform grants, education maintenance allowances and other means-tested benefits; how many fraudulent

Mr. Alison

I would refer the hon. Member to my reply to him on 10th February, 1971, on the future of Bootle General Hospital. The Liverpool Regional Hospital Board has not made formal proposals.—[Vol. 811, c.211.]