§ Mr. Meacher
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) how many persons aged under 26 years have now been moved on (i) after two weeks, (ii) after four 123W weeks and (iii) after eight weeks (a) nationally and (b) by each region, under the Board and Lodging Regulations since April 1985;
(2) how many hotels, bed and breakfast establishments or other board and lodging establishments are known to exist within the area of each Department of Health and Social Services office operating the two, four or eight-week rules under the Board and Lodging Regulations, and of these, how many in each case make charges currently within the Department of Health and Social Services board and lodging limits and how many outside it by (i) less than £5 per week, (ii) £5 to £10 per week, (iii) £10 to £20 per week, (iv) £20 to £40 per week and (v) more than £40 per week.
§ Mr, Newton
I shall let the hon. Member have replies as soon as possible.