§ Mr. Cousins
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Blyth Valley (Mr. Campbell) on 12 February 1996,Official Report, column 471, if he will give (a) equivalent figures for Newcastle upon Tyne and (b) the sums of benefit subject to recovery. 
§ Mr. Roger Evans
The report has not yet been received. I understand that the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council expects to submit it within the next few weeks. A copy will be placed in the Library when the report is published, normally within three months of receipt.
The Government will consider carefully any recommendations the council may make.