HC Deb 03 July 1985 vol 82 cc177-8W
Mr. Forman

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he expects to be able to publish the 1983 "Family Expenditure Survey" results (a) on take-up and (b) on the numbers of low-income families.

Mr. Whitney

For those benefits where take-up estimates are to be based solely on 1983 family expenditure survey data, results are expected to be available in the autumn. Estimates of numbers of low-income families are also expected to be available about them.

these and other respects. How this should be done is a matter for further consideration in the light of consultation, as is the detail of any rules on the particular points raised by the hon. Member.