HC Deb 16 December 1988 vol 143 c755W
Mr. Chris Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will indicate for each of the Hoxton, Bloomsbury, and Finsbury Park Department of Social Security local offices, the number of cases of fuel direct payment in(a) 1981, (b) 1983, (c) 1985 and (d) 1987; and if he will indicate the amount of the average deduction made under fuel direct in each category.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

No reliable data are available before 1987. The number of fuel direct cases in the local offices requested is set out in the table.

Local office November 1987
Bloomsbury 514
Finsbury Park 1,807
Hoxton 2,167

Note: Information about the average amount of deductions is not available at a local level.

Source: Internal management information returns.