§ Mr. Frank Cook
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many death grants were claimed, and how many were awarded, during the month of March.
§ Mr. Portillo
Information on claims for death grant is reported on a strict four-weekly basis and not for calendar months.
The number of claims for death grant in the period which includes March is as follows:
Period Number of Claims 11 February 1987–10 March 1987 51,472 11 March 1987–7 April 1987 48,554
Information is not reported on the number of death grants awarded.