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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Allowances

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Allowances on 4th February 1987.


Mr. Meacher Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many are in receipt of (a) mobility allowance and (b) attendance allowance; how many mobility allowance and attendance allowance recipients receive supplementary benefit or are dependants of someone receiving supplementary benefit; and what is his estimate as to the proportion of such people who either receive a higher-rate heating addition for themselves or have one paid to the head of the household on their account for the latest available year.

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