§ Mr. Timms
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security with reference to his answer of 21 April 1995,Official Report, column 314, if he will continue to publish on a monthly basis the numbers of people refused income support because of the habitual residence requirement, in the same form as before, for the year 1996–97. 
§ Mr. Timms
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many people were refused income support due to the habitual residence requirement(a) in March 1996, (b) in February 1996 and (c) since its inception; and how many of these were (i) British nationals, (ii) European Economic Area nationals and (iii) others. 
§ Mr. Evans
The information is set out in the tables.
Habitual residence: February and March 1996 February 1996 March 1996 EEA national—pass 685 622 EEA national—fail 650 542 British citizen—pass 4,883 4,506 British citizen—fail 646 546 Other—pass 678 656 Other—fail 551 647
Habitual residence: August 1994 to March 1996 Numbers EEA national—pass 14,000 EEA national—fail 14,032 British citizen—pass 95,973 British citizen—fail 9,738 Other—pass 15,616 Other—fail 15,948