HC Deb 01 March 1991 vol 186 cc658-9W
Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many individuals have been in receipt of transitional additions because their income support entitlement was lower than their supplementary benefit for each quarter from April 1988 onwards.

Miss Widdecombe

The information is not available in the form requested. The annual figures for May of each year are as follows:

1988 1,585,000
1989 497,000
1990 110,000

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