§ Mr. Graham ask
ed the Secretary of State for Social Services how many claimants received severe weather payments at each benefit office in Renfrew, West and Inverclyde constituency in the winter of 1986–87; and how much was paid out at each office.
§ Mr. Scott
The information is not available in the precise form requested. The parliamentary constituency of 311W Renfrew, West and Inverclyde is dealt with by four local offices which also cover parts of other constituencies. The information which is available for these local offices is as follows:
Local Office Number of £5 payments1 Total amount paid £ Greenock 7,891 39,455 Johnstone 5,621 28,105 Paisley 10,369 51,845 Port Glasgow 10,163 50,815 1 Separate figures on the number of individuals receiving payments are not available, but the great majority of successful claimants in Renfrew, West and Inverclyde will have received a total of £15 in respect of the three weeks for which this help was made available.
§ Mr. Gordon Brown
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many claimants received exceptionally severe weather payments at each benefit office in each constituency of Scotland in the winter of 1986–87; and how much was paid out at each office.