HC Deb 25 February 1986 vol 92 c541W
Mr. Thurnham

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what are his Department's objectives on the provision of facilities for operations; how he is monitoring their effectiveness; and if he will make a statement.

Benefit Number of lone parents in: Latest available date
Great Britain Scotland Wales
Family income supplement 80,000 12,000 4,000 November 1985
Supplementary benefit 475,000 50,000 25,000 December 1983
Supplementary benefit and unemployment benefit *5,000 December 1983

* This figure is included in the overall supplementary benefit figure.

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