HC Deb 16 November 1987 vol 122 c440W
Mr. Ron Davies

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people in Wales were receiving supplementary benefit in excess of the standard rate in order to help meet residential home or nursing home fees at the latest available date; and if he will estimate the total amount of supplementary benefit this represents.

Mr. Portillo

I regret that the information requested is not collected by individual local offices and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

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