HC Deb 19 November 1996 vol 285 c521W
Ms Corston

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what percentage of the elderly population in each of the member countries of the European Union receives (i) all and (ii) part of their income from means-tested social assistance and income support schemes. [3048]

Mr. Heald

Such information as is available is contained in table 2.8 at page 42 of "Social Assistance in OECD Countries: Synthesis Report"—York university, 1996, a copy of which is available in the Library.