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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Severe Weather Payments

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Severe Weather Payments on 21st January 1987.


Mr. Meacher Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services on the basis of what precise section of primary or secondary legislation he decided that all persons in the relevant categories would receive a £5 exceptionally severe weather payment in the week 12 to 18 January.

Mr. Major I shall let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.