§ Mr. Meacher
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many claims have been received for free welfare milk and other foods, and for exemption from prescription, dental and optical charges, on grounds of low income, other than by persons in receipt of supplementary benefits, in each week since 15th June, 1971; how many awards were made in each of these weeks; and what is the total number of claims and awards for each of these benefits since 1st April.
§ Mr. Alison
The following are the figures:
there were less than 2,000 persons receiving free welfare milk on grounds of low income, other than those receiving supplementary benefits.