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 Benefits – 17 February 1987

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Benefits on 17th February 1987.

Mr. Meacher Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will indicate for all welfare and national insurance benefits and allowances, the percentage change in value each year since 1979, and the comparable change in national average earnings for each of those years.

Mr. Major I shall let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.