HC Deb 19 December 1989 vol 164 c175W
Mr. Meacher

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what was expenditure in the United Kingdom on maternity/family social protection benefits using the European system of integrated social protection statistics depreciation for each year from 1979 to the latest available; and what equivalent information he has for each of the other European Community member states.

Mrs. Gillian Shephard

The latest statistics available were published in June 1989 in issue 1989–2 of Eurostat's "Rapid Reports on Population and Social Conditions", a copy of which is in the Library.