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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Income Support

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Income Support on 1st December 1986.


Mr. Robin Cook Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will state his estimate of the numbers likely to be eligible for the additional premium on income support for the severely disabled.

Mr. Major We are re-examining our estimate in the light of comments made by organisations representing disabled people. I shall write to the hon. Member when this work is complete.