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 – 14 May 1987

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Benefits on 14th May 1987.

Mr. Meacher Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will take action to ensure that child benefit is reinstated under the Child Benefit (General) Amendment Regulations 1987 S.I.357/1987 in those cases where the young person concerned is taking examinations during this summer term and therefore not entitled to supplementary benefit in his or her own right.

Mr. Major Child benefit is reinstated immediately upon application in these circumstances.