HC Deb 12 March 1984 vol 56 c65W
Mr. Frank Field

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the average number of children for whom child additions were paid in respect of (a) national assistance/supplementary benefit, (b) each of the short-term additional insurance benefits and (c) each of the long-term national insurance benefits for each year since 1954.

Dr. Boyson

The information is not readily available in the form requested but I shall let the hon. Member have the figures that are available as soon as possible.