§ Mr. Barry Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people in Wales are entitled to claim family income supplement.277W
§ Mr. Newton
[pursuant to his reply, 12 March 1984, c. 66]: The number of families receiving family income supplement in Wales at October 1983, the latest date for which information is available, is set as follows: 278W
Great Britain Wales One-Parent Families 82,000 4,000 Two-Parent Families 122,000 8,000 Total 204,000 12,000
I regret that it is not possible to make reliable estimates on a regional basis of those who may be entitled to FIS but have not made a claim.