HC Deb 10 December 1992 vol 215 cc749-50W
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.

£ 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.