Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Rent and Rates (Rebates and Allowances) on 25th June 1986.
Mr. John Fraser Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people in Lambeth are now receiving rent and rate rebates and rent allowances and as to how many are certificated claims.
Mr. Major On the basis of estimates supplied by Lambeth Borough Council, in connection with their latest housing benefit subsidy claim the number of people receiving rent rebates, rent allowances and rate rebates is:
Type | Certificated | Standard
Rent rebates | 17,500 | 4,600
Rent allowance | 7,784 | 3,860
Rate rebates | 26,498 | 9,880