HC Deb 02 May 1973 vol 855 cc326-7W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many applications have been made in the last year to the Supplementary Benefits Commission for discretionary grants for sports clothing and equipment for schoolchildren; how many of such applications were refused and how many granted; what was the total expenditure last year on this item; and what proportion the total number of successful applications was estimated to be of the number of families in receipt of supplementary benefits who have children of school age.

Sir K. Joseph

I regret that this information is not available.

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