§ Mr. McFall
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security (1) how many claimants were awarded a transitional addition in the Dumbarton social security region in April 1988; and how many will as a result receive in April(a) reduced uprating and (b) no uprating;494W
(2) how many claimants in Dumbarton constituency were awarded a transitional addition in April 1988; and how many of these will as a result receive in April 1989 (a) reduced uprating and (b) no uprating;
(3) what percentage of (a) pensioners, (b) persons in receipt of a disability premium, (c) single parents, (d) unemployed married, (e) unemployed single, (f) unemployed with children and (g) others in receipt of income support in Dumbarton constituency will receive no increase in their benefit payments as a result of the current year's uprating because of the effect of transitional additions.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Holborn and St. Pancras (Mr. Dobson) on 6 March, at column445.