HC Deb 27 November 1980 vol 994 cc158-9W
Mr. Pendry

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many pensioners in the Stalybridge and Hyde constituency area are currently receiving supplementary benefit.

Mrs. Chalker

At August 1980, the latest date for which information is available, 9,000 people were receiving supplementary pension from the two local offices within the Stalybridge and Hyde constituency. However, this number may include people from areas outside the constituency boundary.