HC Deb 23 January 1991 vol 184 cc249-50W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will list, for each of his local Department offices in the Doncaster area, how many people have made claims for industrial injuries disablement benefit during the current year to date and by year for the last 10 years; how many had their claims accepted; and what has been the total amount paid out in benefits.

Mr. Scott

Figures relating to years before April 1984 are not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost, as could figures about the number of claims accepted and the amount paid in benefit. Such information as is available is in the table.

Claims received
April Doncaster East Doncaster West
1990–91 1399 1382
1989–90 484 721
1988–89 454 523
1987–88 507 568
1986–87 599 844
1985–86 760 1,051
1984–85 425 610
1 Figures available to December 1990 only.