§ Mr. Martyn Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what estimate he has made of the number of children who live in a family which is in receipt of(a) income support and (b) family credit. 
§ Mr. Roger Evans
The information is set out in the table:
Benefit Number of children1 Income Support 23,185,000 Family Credit 31,180,000 1 Figures include dependent children up to the age of 18. 2 Income Support Statistics Quarterly Enquiry May 1994. 3Family Credit Statistics Quarterly Enquiry October 1994.