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Wednesday, 24 August 1983
Page: 247

Question No. 172


Mr Blanchard asked the Minister representing the Minister for Social Security, upon notice, on 19 May 1983:

(1) How many persons are receiving supporting parents benefits from the Department of Social Security.

(2) How many of these persons reside within the electoral division of Moore.


Dr Blewett —The Minister for Social Security has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:

(1) As at 8 April 1983 there were 135,816 supporting parent beneficiaries.

(2) It is estimated that about 930 of these persons reside in the electoral division of Moore.