HC Deb 15 April 1986 vol 95 cc365-6W
Mr. Kirkwood

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many applications he has received from boarders on supplementary benefit for exemption under (a) Requirements Regulation 9(17)(i) and (b) Requirements Regulation Schedule 2A paragraph 5(4)(m), and, in each of those categories, how many applications were successful.

Mr. Newton

The number of applications for the exercise of the Secretary of State's discretion under Requirements Regulation 9(17)(i) received in Headquarters is 103. Of these 45 were successful, five were unsuccessful and the remainder are still being considered. The number of applications received under Requirements Regulation schedule 2A paragraph 5(4)(m) is 67, of which 14 have been successful.