HC Deb 03 December 1997 vol 302 c275W
Mr. Cousins

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many claimants of income support who are also claiming support for mortgage interest payments there are currently in each government office region. [16637]

Mr. Keith Bradley

The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is set out in the table.

GSS region Income support Jobseeker's allowance (IB)
London and South East 99,000 39,000
North 16,000 5,000
Yorkshire and Humberside 27,000 8,000
East Midlands 20,000 6,000
East Anglia 9,000 3,000
South West 26,000 8,000
West Midlands 31,000 9,000
North West 46,000 10,000
Wales 23.000 4,000
Scotland 17,000 5,000
Great Britain 313,000 98,000


The information in the table shows income support/income based jobseeker's allowance claimants with mortgage interest by Government Standard Statistical Region in November 1996.


Income Support and Jobseeker's Allowance Quarterly Statistical Enquiries—November 1996.