§ Mr. Webb
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will update his estimates, based on the Family Resources Survey 1996–97 of non-take-ups of income support by persons in each age, sex and marital status group, consistent with his answer of 19 October 1998,Official Report, columns 957–58. 
§ Angela Eagle
The information requested is not available. Following the discovery of the error in the published take-up statistics, work continues towards the publication of revised statistics relating to 1996–97. Publication is likely in the Spring.