HC Deb 14 July 1992 vol 211 c607W
Ms. Ruddock

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, pursuant to his answer of 29 June,Official Report, column 433, of the 65 applications for discretionary social fund awards which were refused by the Lewisham and Brixton office, how many applicants lived in Lewisham, Deptford.

Mr. Scott

I understand from Mr. Michael Bichard, the chief executive of the Benefits Agency that the information is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.