§ Mr. William Ross
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish a table to show for each office of the Social Security Agency the number of(a) female and (b) male single persons who are in receipt of income support; and of these how many in each area and category are single parents.170W
§ Mr. Hanley
Responsibility for the subject in question has been delegated to the Social Security Agency under its chief executive, Mr. Alex Wylie. However, I understand that the information is not available in the format requested and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.