§ Mr. Nellist
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what percentage of(a) budgetary loans and (b) community care grants were awarded to each of the 15 client groups defined by his Department for the midlands region in the financial year 1988–89.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
[holding answer 19 June 1989]: The table shows the figures for the midlands region for the period 11 April 1988 to 31 march 1989.
Budgeting loans and community care grants for midlands region Percentage by client group—1988–89 Client group Budgeting loans Community care grants Unallocated or unidentified 0.34 0.21 Over 80—with income support higher pensioner premium 0.35 5.19 Aged 60–79—disabled with higher pensioner premium 0.49 4.03 Aged 60–79—with ordinary pensioner premium, or over 60 without pensioner premium 4.10 16.59 Lone parent with income support disability premium 0.30 0.82 Family with disability premium 3.28 3.00 Other with disability premium 2.67 9.48 Lone parent without disability premium 43.90 25.13 Signs at UBO quarterly with income support family premium 0.85 0.51
Client group Budgeting loans Community care grants Signs at UBO quarterly without family premium 2.29 1.34 Signing unemployed or with training allowance with family premium 18.39 8.51 Signing unemployed or with training allowance without family premium 18.55 16.67 Others with family premium 0.92 2.14 Others without family premium 3.55 5.72 Involved in trade dispute 0.01 0.00 Applicant not in receipt of income Support—not applicable for budgeting loans n/a 1.00