§ 29. Mr. Edwin Wainwright
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons were drawing supplementary benefit from the Rotherham, Barnsley and Wath-upon-Dearne Department of Health and Social Security offices, respectively, at the latest available date; and what were the figures for the year 1979.
§ Mr. Newton
The numbers of cases in action for the local offices in Rotherham, Barnsley and Wath-upon-Dearne at December 1982 and the equivalent period in 1979 were as follows:136W
1979 1982 Thousands Thousands Rotherham North 3.0 4.8 Rotherham South 9.7 L6.3 Barnsley East 5.4 8.9 Barnsley West 4.3 6.6 Wath-upon-Dearne 4.2 6.6
Source: 100 per cent. count of cases in action.