§ Mr. Gordon Brown
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many pensioners he estimates now receive a full rate rebate but are not on supplementary benefit or supplementary pension; and if he will give his estimate for(a) Scotland, (b) England and (c) Wales.
§ Mr. Portillo
The information is not available in the form requested. It is estimated that in the autumn of 1986, 280,000 people in Great Britain were in receipt of a full rate rebate but were not on supplementary benefit or supplementary pension.