§ 19. Mr. Ron Davies
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many claims for supplementary benefit have been made in the past 12 months.
§ 31. Mr. Nellist
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people are now in receipt of supplementary benefit in Coventry.
§ Mr. Lyell
Coventry is covered for social security purposes by the Department's offices at Coventry (east) and Coventry (west). The total number of people receiving supplemenatry benefit from those two offices on 13 August 1986—the latest available figures—was 41,603.
Source: 100 per cent. count of cases in action.
§ 40. Mr. Foulkes
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what are the latest figures for the average length of time taken to deal with claims for supplementary benefit.