HC Deb 05 March 1981 vol 1000 cc188-9W
Mr. Freud

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) what was (a) the highest, (b) the lowest and (c) the average amount given to meet maternity needs as an exceptional needs payment in each of the last five years;

(2) how many exceptional needs payments were made in each of the last five years where the payment was to meet maternity needs.

Mrs. Chalker

I regret that information is not collected about such payments in respect of maternity needs.