HC Deb 03 December 1979 vol 975 cc64-5W
Mr. Field

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many of the 650,000 pensioners aged over 75 years, and the 85,000 families with children aged under 5 years, who received an additional weekly allowance for heating gained a standard addition payable on grounds of the claimant's health or accommodation; at what rate was the allowance paid; how many received a central heating allowance; and at what rate was the allowance paid.

Mrs. Chalker

I will let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.