HC Deb 05 July 1983 vol 45 c50W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the extent of the increase in social security payments which are anticipated in Wales in the next year; and what is the underlying assumption regarding unemployment figures in Wales on which this is based.

Dr. Boyson

The social security system is uniform throughout Great Britain. Estimates of expenditure are made for the country as a whole, based on national assumptions. Separate figures for Wales are thus not available.