HC Deb 17 October 1994 vol 248 c58W
Mr. George Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will provide(a) a breakdown of the number of housing benefit claimants split into rent rebate and rent allowance categories and the total amounts paid under each heading, (b) the numbers and amounts of housing benefit back-dated payments regulation 72(15) and the amount paid as a percentage of each local authority's housing benefit expenditure, (c) the numbers, amounts and percentage of amount in relation to total housing benefit expenditure in relation to discretionary payments regulation 69(8) and (d) the numbers and amounts of housing benefit overpayment and the amount as a percentage of the authorities overall housing benefit expenditure for each district and islands council in Scotland for each available year since 1991–92.

Mr. Roger Evans

The available information has been placed in the Library.