HC Deb 20 October 1994 vol 248 c320W
Mr. Worthington

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many households receive council tax rebates in each region of Scotland.

Mr. Roger Evans

The available information is set out in the table:

Scottish Region and Islands Council Tax Benefit caseloads May 1994
Borders 8,800
Central 35,800
Dumfries and Galloway 13,600
Fife 45,100
Grampian 33,900
Highland1 17,700
Lothian 60,800
Strathclyde2 322,200
Tayside 40,400
Regions Total 578,300
Islands Councils 5,900
Scotland Total 584,200
2provisional (October 1994 figure)

The information relates to bnenefit units rather than households, a benefit unit may be a couple or a single person.


Council Tax benefit Management Information System

Strathclyde—provided direct by region.