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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Severe Disability Premium

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Severe Disability Premium on 7th April 1987.


Mr. Matthew Taylor Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement on the proposed level of severe disability premium.

Mr. Major The proposal is to set it at the same level as invalid care allowance. That rate is currently £23.25; the actual rate payable from April 1988 would be determined nearer the time.