HC Deb 11 June 1985 vol 80 c425W
Rev. Martin Smyth

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the amount and the number of people who are in receipt of family income supplement in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Chris Patten

On 3 June 1985 the number of families was 14,567. In the financial year 1984–85 just over £11 million was paid.