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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Maternity and Funeral Payments

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Maternity and Funeral Payments on 20th March 1987.


Mr. Wood Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he will announce the arrangements for the introduction of maternity and funeral payments under the social fund following enactment on 17 March of the Social Fund (Maternity and Funeral Expenses) Act 1987.

Mr. Major Regulations were laid before Parliament for this purpose yesterday.