§ Mr. Andrew Bowden
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services which of his Department's publications are also produced in languages other than English; and which are the additional languages used.
§ Mr. Whitney
The Department's general guide to the benefits available, leaflet FB2 entitled "Which Benefit", is also produced in Chinese, Bengali, Gujerati, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. These versions known as leaflet FB22 were first introduced in March of this year.
There are also Welsh language versions of leaflets Dl1 (NHS Dental Treatment), G1l (NHS Glasses), FB2, FIS1 (Family Income Supplement), RR1 (Rent and Rates), SB1 (Cash Help), FB20 (Leaving School) and SA20 (Medical Costs Abroad), and a translation of leaflet SB1 into Gaelic.