HC Deb 25 November 1983 vol 49 c341W
Mr. Onslow

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services which of his Department's local offices have been selected for the forthcoming experiment to test new postal claim forms for claimants to supplementary benefit.

Dr. Boyson

The Department's local offices in Abertillery, Haverfordwest, Newcastle upon Tyne, West, Bishop Aukland, Birmingham (Handsworth), Shrewsbury, Rusholme, Crewe, Maidstone, Kennington, Bedford, Southall, Glasgow (Springburn), and Perth will be participating in the forthcoming experiment. The 14 offices have been selected to provide a reasonable cross-section of the whole range of the Department's offices.