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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on the Maternity Grant

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on the Maternity Grant on 23rd January 1986.


Mr. Ashley Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the current value of the maternity grant in real terms compared with its value in 1969.

Mr. Major On the basis of the movement of the retail prices index, the current value of the maternity grant is £4.60 compared with its value in November 1969.