§ Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many applications were received in each month since 11 April 1988 for(a) community care grants, (b) budgeting loans and (c) crisis loans in (i) Greenock and Port Glasgow, (ii) Strathclyde and (iii) Scotland as a whole.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
Details of the numbers of social fund applications received are not recorded. However, information on the numbers of applications for social fund loans and grants processed and awarded, listed by local office, including information on budget allocations and expenditure, may be obtained from the details held in the Library.