HC Deb 16 March 1993 vol 221 c219W
Mr. Hinchliffe

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what is his estimate of the number of claimants with preserved rights to income support who will be in receipt of benefit towards the cost of their care in residential or nursing homes on 1 April.

Mr. Burt

The number is estimated to be 295,000. There are also residents currently self-supporting who will have preserved rights to the income support higher limits.