§ Mr. Mudd
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the number of people currently registered at the area offices of her Department at Truro and Penzance who are currently in receipt of the basic retirement pension and the number of those receiving any form of supplementary benefit, respectively.
§ Mr. Meacher
There are respectively 4,445 and 2,665 retirement pensioners in receipt of supplementary benefit through the Truro and Penzance local offices. Information is not available about those receiving the basic pension only as these pensions are administered centrally.