§ Mr. Hague
At the end of November 1993 there were approximately 550,000 live claims to housing benefit in Scotland. The estimated total annual cost for 1993–94 was £706 million.
Data Sources: The Housing Benefit Management Information System quarterly caseload count November 1993 and the 1994 Departmental Report.
- 1. The figures are for benefit units, which may be a couple or a single person, and have been rounded to the nearest one thousand. Estimates for non-responding local authorities are included.
- 2. The information is recorded at one particular point and does not take account of claims which start and end between the quarterly reporting periods.