HC Deb 22 May 1991 vol 191 c536W
Mr. Ronnie Campbell

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many tenants in Blyth Valley are in receipt of rent rebates and poll tax rebates.

Mr. Scott

At February 1991, the latest date for which information is available, the housing benefit caseload in the Blyth Valley borough council area was 6,994. Of this total, 5,358 households were in receipt of a rent rebate and 1,636 households were in receipt of a rent allowance. At the same date, approximately 18,000 individuals, including tenants, were in receipt of community charge benefit.