HC Deb 27 January 1983 vol 35 c506W
Mr. Andrew F. Bennett

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his latest estimate of the numbers receiving supplementary benefit as a result of the 5 per cent. abatement in (a) unemployment benefit, (b) other short-term benefits and (c) invalidity pension.

Mr. Newton

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