HC Deb 19 November 1996 vol 285 cc533-4W
Mr. Corbyn

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the expenditure by each London borough on support for refugees and their families under the terms of the National Assistance Act 1948 as amended by subsequent legislation. [4669]

Mr. Burns

Special grant report No. 22 relating to the persons from abroad children's grant was debated on Wednesday 6 November. First claims for funding will be submitted by 31 December. Officials are in close contact with local authorities with regard to estimates of the cost of supporting childless adult asylum seekers under the National Assistance Act.