§ Mr. Cousins
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many claimants received income support in respect of costs for(a) nursing care homes and (b) residential care homes in (i) May 1991 and (ii) May 1992; and if he will provide a regional and social services authority based breakdown of these figures.
§ Mr. Burt
Information in the form requested is not available. Such information as is available is in the table.
May 1991 Residential Care People receiving income support in (thousands) Nursing Homes-People receiving income support in (thousands) England 123 76 Scotland 8 9 Wales 7 9 Great Britain 139 94
May 1992 Residential Care (thousands) Nursing Homes (thousands) England 135 95 Scotland 10 12 Wales 7 10 Great Britain 152 116
All data rounded to nearest thousand.
Source: Quarterly statistical inquiry.