§ Mr. Boyes
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the average weekly supplementary benefit payment, exclusive of personal allowances, paid to (a) single people, (b) couples without dependent children, (c) single parents with one dependent child, (d) single parents with two dependent children, (e) single parents with three or more dependent children, (f) couples with one dependent child, (g) couples with two dependent children and (h) couples with three or more dependent children who were assessed as boarders living in (i) private rented acommodation, (ii) bed and breakfast accommodation and hotels, (iii) hostels and (iv) common lodging houses in (a) December 1982 and (b) December 1983; and if he will give this information for Great Britain as a whole, and for each social security region.
§ Mr. Whitney
[pursuant to his reply, 25 March 1985, c. 86–7]: Information is not available in the form requested; and reliable information for couples and claimants with children cannot be given. The available information is set out in the table:
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
[pursuant to his reply, 11 March 1985, c. 75]: A lot of information has been published on investigations into the mortality of users of the contraceptive pill. We also have available information from death certificates and adverse drug reactions reports submitted to the Committee on Safety of Medicines. 305W However a check of all this information confirms that none is sufficient to allow firm conclusions to be drawn about the numbers of deaths which were caused by the pill.306W