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

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on the Severe Disablement Premium on 25th November 1986.


Mr. Ashley Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received regarding the adequacy of the provision for a severe disablement premium in the Social Security Act; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Major Since Royal Assent we have received representations from the main organisations representing disabled people. I aim to meet them shortly to discuss our proposals for the severe disability premium.