HC Deb 19 December 1991 vol 201 cc288-9W
Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what was the 1990–91 income arising from the provisions of the Social Security Act 1989 for full recovery of state benefits from tort damages for injuries and the administrative costs involved; how many recipients were required to repay in full the state benefits they received; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Scott

The administration of benefits is a matter for Mr. Michael Bichard, the chief executive of the Benefits Agency. He will write to the hon. Member and copies will be placed in the Library and the Public Information Office.