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

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Housing Benefit on 15th January 1986.


Mr. Gordon Brown Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services at what levels of gross income entitlement to housing benefit will cease for a working single person, childless couple, couple plus one, two, three and four children and lone parent plus one, two, three and four children, assuming average rent and rates, under the proposals in Cmnd. 9691; and, in each case, at what income levels entitlement ceases at present.

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