The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1983-1987 Parliament

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Child Benefit – 14 November 1985

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Child Benefit on 14th November 1985.

Mr. Ralph Howell Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what the saving in public expenditure would be if child benefit was paid at full-rate to people earning up to £100 per week and at half-rate to people earning between £100 and £150 per week and no child benefit when earnings exceed £150 per week.

Mr. Major I shall let my hon. Friend have a reply as soon as possible.