HC Deb 16 July 1980 vol 988 c602W
Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his latest estimate of the number of people (a) entitled to and (b) receiving each of the means-tested benefits for which his Department is responsible, distinguishing between people receiving supplementary benefit or pensions and those who are not, and giving comparable figures for each of the past five years.

Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg

Housing assistance to householders on supplementary benefit or supplementary allowances to pensions is paid within these payments. Following is the available information excluding such supplementary benefit/allowance cases: