§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish a table in the Official Report showing the estimated number of persons at any one time in 1974–75 and 1975–76 receiving social security payments in England, Scotland, Wales and the United Kingdom, respectively, analysing the data into sectors corresponding to those shown in Table 2.12 of the White Paper on Public Expenditure, Command Paper No. 6393.
§ Mr. Deakins,
pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 28th May 1976; Vol. 912, c. 498], circulate the following information
The following table gives the estimated average number of persons in England, Scotland, Wales and the United Kingdom, receiving social security payments at any one time in 1974–75 and 1975–76, in the detail requested: