§ Mr. Bright
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will announce the allocation of the social fund grants and loans budgets for 1988–89 to the Dunstable local office of his Department.
§ Mr. Portillo
The allocations for grants and loans for 1988–89 arc £39,269 and £90,778 respectively. The inclusion of these figures brings the total allocations to offices in the London, north social security region given in my hon. Friend's reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Wells (Mr. Heathcoat-Amory) on 4 November at columns774–81 to £7,545,089 for grants for £17,672,023 for loans.