HC Deb 04 June 1996 vol 278 c319W
Dr. Lynne Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many people(a) had social security benefits withdrawn and (b) were ruled ineligible for such benefits due to the changes in social security regulations for asylum seekers, in March and April. [31182]

Mr. Roger Evans

Information is not available in the format requested. In March, the Benefits Agency was notified by the Home Office of 702 negative decisions on asylum status involving social security benefit claims. In April, 810 notifications were received.