HC Deb 14 March 1985 vol 75 cc237-8W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many one-parent families on supplementary benefit had additional requirements in the years 1978 to 1984; and what they were for.

Mr. Whitney

The information is as follows:

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

No. It is no longer possible to produce costings which would be compatible with the figures given earlier and bear any relation to the likely present costs of implementation.