§ Ms. Ruddock
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will publish a table showing total spending on single payments in each year since 1985 and community care grants since 1988 in cash and real terms.
§ Mr. Burt
Details of community care grant expenditure in both cash and real terms are in the Library.
Single payment expenditure is in the table.750W
£ million Total expenditure Real terms expenditure 1985–86 335 504 1986–87 330 481 1987–88 214 296
Real terms figures have been calculated using the GDP deflator and may alter.