§ 43. Mr. Hunt
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will consider the payment of a London allowance for retirement pensioners living in the Greater London area.
Installation of Telephones Personal Aids Adaptations to Dwellings Warwickshire County Council … … … 0.36 3.45 0.19 Birmingham … … … 0.41 0.74 0.37 National Average … … … 0.38 2.58 0.62
Comparisons between authorities can be misleading as, in the case of personal aids, provision may also have been made by health departments and/or voluntary organisations. Similarly housing authorities may also have carried out adaptations to council housing.