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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Disabled and Long-Term Sick Persons

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Disabled and Long-Term Sick Persons on 21st October 1986.


Mr. Brandon-Bravo Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services by what percentage in real terms spending has increased since 1978-79 on cash benefits for the disabled and long-term sick.

Mr. Major A total of 55 per cent., on the basis of the latest estimate of expenditure for 1985-86.