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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Disabled Persons (Single Payments)

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Disabled Persons (Single Payments) on 10th March 1987.


Mr. Litherland Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he has any plans to increase the assistance from single payments for furniture for disabled persons being resettled in the community.

Mr. Major We have no plans to make changes to the single payments furniture rules which already contain special protection for supplementary benefit claimants who are chronically sick or mentally or physically disabled.