HC Deb 22 November 1977 vol 939 cc679-80W
Mr. Sproat

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the total amount drawn in sickness benefit from the Blackpool local office of his Department by persons receiving at the same time money for attending council meetings over the entire period that such a practice is known to have occurred.

been the total payments by the Family Fund to families since its inception; and what has been the average value of these payments.

Mr. Alfred Morris

The available information is as follows:

Mr. Orme

This information could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.