Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Maternity Payments on 31st March 1987.
Mr. Lawrence Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he proposes to introduce the new lump sum maternity grant of £80 from the new social fund following the withdrawal of the £25 grant on 6 April.
Mr. Major I refer my hon. Friend to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Stevenage (Mr. Wood) on 20 March at column 669.