§ Mr. Alfred Morris
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the total amount of supplementary benefit payable to people in receipt of invalidity benefit.
§ Mrs. Chalker
Recent information is not available, and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. However, it is estimated that on the basis of payments in a week in November 1978, approximately £16 million in supplementary benefit was paid to invalidity benefit recipients in that year.