HC Deb 18 December 1987 vol 124 c911W
Mr. Barry Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many(a) men and (b) women invalidity pensioners are claiming for an adult dependent; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Scott

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 30 November, at column468. Of the 366,300 invalidity pensioners referred to in that reply, 364,600 were men and 1,700 women.