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 Single Payments – 17 July 1986

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Single Payments on 17th July 1986.

Mr. Gordon Brown Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many claims for (a) maternity expenses, (b) redecoration, (c) beds, (d) bedding and (e) cookers were disclosed in his survey of Scottish single payment applications on 2 July.

Mr. Major The special count made on 2 July was solely of the number of people whose single payment claims were being processed in local offices in Scotland. Further details, such as the item claimed, were not recorded.