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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Strikers (Supplementary Benefit)

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Strikers (Supplementary Benefit) on 7th November 1986.


Mr. Henderson Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether the deduction from the supplementary benefit payable for the dependants of strikers will be increased at the time of the uprating of benefits in April 1987.

Mr. John Major The deduction will not be increased on this occasion and will therefore remain at £17.