§ Ms. Gordon
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many people are receiving family credit in the areas covered by the Poplar, Stepney and Shoreditch DSS offices, respectively; and how many people in 'Tower Hamlets as a whole are receiving family credit.
§ Mr. Jack
The number of families receiving family credit who were living in the areas covered by the local social security offices in Tower Hamlets at the time their award was made is as follows:326W
Number Poplar 568 Stepney 1,156 Shoreditch 282 Total 2,006
Note: Number of awards actually in payment on 8 February 1991 i.e. excludes awards on claims made before that date but not decided at that stage.