The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1983-1987 Parliament

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Draught-Proofing – 7 March 1986

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Draught-Proofing on 7th March 1986.

Mr. Cartwright Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many claims for single payments in respect of draught-proofing are currently outstanding at his Department’s Woolwich supplementary benefit office; and what action is being taken to reduce the backlog.

Mr. Major About 1,300 such claims are currently awaiting attention. Regional reserve staff are being assigned to Woolwich local office to assist with this work.