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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 31st March 1987.


Mr. Wigley Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many payments of severe weather allowance have been made in Wales this winter.

Mr. Major Up to 3 March 1987, the latest date for which figures are available, approximately 125,000 £5 weekly payments for exceptionally cold weather were made in Wales.