§ Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will provide a breakdown of the figure given in theOfficial Report, 7 February, column 978, concerning claims made under regulation 13 of the Social Security (Industrial Injuries and Adjudication) Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 1986, by geographical region; and if he w ill make a statement.556W
§ Mr. Scott
The geographical distribution of new claims and review applications made under regulation 13(2) of the Social Security (Industrial Injuries and Adjudication) Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 1986 is estimated to be as follows:
Region1 New claims and review applications North Eastern 15,000 London North 300 Wales and South West 800 Midlands 800 North Western 5,500 Scotland 2,300 London South 1,300 Great Britain 26,000 1 Standard social security regions.
Based on special returns received from local offices up to 30
November 1989 extrapolated to the end of December 1989.