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Child Allowances

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 28 January 1975

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51.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when she now proposes to introduce a family endowment scheme.

52.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether she is now in a position to make a statement on the introduction of child cash allowances for the first child.

57.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether she will now make a statement on the date when family allowances will be extended to the first child.

As I told the House on 13th November—[Vol. 881, c. 418.] I shall be making a statement in due course.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether, when she introduces family allowances for the first child, she will ensure that the allowances are disregarded in the calculation of social security entitlement.

I cannot anticipate the statement which I have already promised the House on the details of our child benefit scheme which will extend a cash payment to the first child.