§ Mr. Meacher
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what were the percentage refusal rates in each of the last two years for social fund(a) grants and (b) budgeting loans in each local authority area.
§ Mr. Scott
Details of the number of applications processed and awards made for the period 11 April 1988 to 31 October 1989 listed by local office areas are available in the Library. The information that the hon. Member seeks may be derived from that source. Statistical information about the social fund is not collected by local authority area.