HC Deb 22 July 1983 vol 46 c268W
Mr. Craigen

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the normal waiting time for claimants awaiting his Department's visiting officers; and how current waiting periods compare with those of previous years.

Mr. Newton

The average waiting times for supplementary benefit claimants awaiting a visiting officer during the most recent period for which figures are available and for comparable past periods were as follows: