To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, pursuant to his answer of 25 March,Official Report, column 678, what are the figures for tax-paying households in receipt of means-tested benefits for the latest year now available.
Pursuant to the hon. Member's question tabled in July, I wrote to the hon. Member on 28 September 1993 and provided him with the latest available information. A copy of the letter was placed in the Library.