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 – 2 March 1987

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Benefits on 2nd March 1987.

Mr. Ralph Howell Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what would be the saving if no social security, housing, or welfare benefits other than child benefit were paid to any single person whose income was more than £65 per week and to couples married or otherwise whose income was more than £130 per week.

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