HC Deb 08 March 1977 vol 927 cc487-8W
69. Mr. Arnold Shaw

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many applications were made to the Supplementary Benefits Commission for payments to meet essential funeral expenses in 1976; and what was the average payment made.

Mr. Deakins

I would refer my hon. Friend to my right hon. Friend's reply to the hon. Member for Woolwich, West (Mr. Bottomley) on 8th February.—[Vol. 925, c.619–20.]