HC Deb 09 November 1987 vol 122 cc95-6W
Mr. Rooker

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his latest estimate of the take-up of rate rebates.

Mr. Portillo

A report was placed in the Library on 11 May 1987 presenting take-up estimates for housing benefit in 1984. These are the latest estimates. Full explanations are included of the methods and assumptions used in the estimates.