HC Deb 27 November 1998 vol 321 c30W
Mr. Webb

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what estimate his Department has made of the extra numbers of cold weather payments which would have been paid for the winter of 1997 to 1998 if the wind chill factor had been incorporated into the measure of temperature, for each region within Great Britain. [61153]

Angela Eagle

No criterion combining wind speed and external air temperature has been prescribed on which to make such an estimate.