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 Income Support – 7 April 1987

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Income Support on 7th April 1987.

Mr. Kennedy Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement on the financial implications for claimants aged under 25 years of age of the proposed income support scheme.

Mr. Major The precise effects will not be known until the rates of income support are set later this year. Some general illustrations are shown in table 11B of the technical annex to the White Paper “Reform of Social Security (Cmnd. 9691), a copy of which is in the Library.