HC Deb 21 December 1981 vol 15 cc302-3W
Miss Richardson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will update for 1981 the figures about recipients of family income supplement provided in his reply of 12 January to the hon. Member for Barking, Official Report, column 504.

Mr. Ridley

Information for April 1981 is as follows:

FIS recipients 105,000
Estimated numbers above tax threshold when benefit was claimed in previous year 84,000
Percentage of recipients 80

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