§ Mr. Sean Hughes
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what studies have been conducted by his Department concerning social conditions in Northern Ireland in the last five years.
§ Dr. Boyson
The Government have conducted a wide range of studies of different aspects of social conditions; the following have been publishedDepartment of Finance and Personnel, Northern Ireland:
Occasional Papers by the Policy Planning and Research Unit:
- Paper No. 1 — "Family Finance Survey (Northern Ireland)".
- Paper No. 2 — "Take-up of Family Income Supplement".
- Paper No. 4 — "Domestic Fuel Use and Expenditure among Low Income Groups".
- Paper No. 6 — "Families Sharing Poverty".
Annual Northern Ireland Continuous Household Survey.
Annual Family Expenditure Survey.
Northern Ireland Annual Abstract of Statistics.The Department of Health and Social Services, Northern Ireland: Report of Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality and Handicap in Northern Ireland (the Baird Report).557WDrinking Practices in Northern Ireland.
Children Smoking in Northern Ireland.
Childrens' Dental Health.The Department of Education for Northern Ireland:
Several Studies on Persistent Non-Attendance at School.Department of Economic Development, Northern Ireland:
Annual Labour Force Survey.