HC Deb 05 December 1979 vol 975 cc273-4W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what, if any, listening devices are used in investigating ever, the table below shows, for supplementary benefit, the number of cases of prima facie fraud investigated by the Department, and the results.

what are the corresponding figures for 1964 expressed at current figures.

Mrs. Chalker

[pursuant to her reply, 19 November 1979, c. 32]: The following table shows gross and net incomes of a family on the basis of the assumptions and definitions given in the table and in the notes below.

alleged abuses of the social security system.

Mr. Prentice

None. The Department's investigators have no access to such devices.