§ Ms. Harman
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) to what specific factors he attributes the increase in single payments since 1981;
(2) what is his policy towards the use by local authorities of publicity campaigns to increase applications for single payments;
(3) if he has evidence of an increase in fraudulent claims for single payments in (a) Southwark and (b) the country as a whole;
(4) if he has conducted an investigation of fraudulent claims for single payments;
(5) what is his estimate of the amount fraudulently claimed in (a) single payments and (b) all other benefits.