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Family Allowances

Volume 887: debated on Thursday 6 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what would be the cost of extending family allowances to the first child at a rate of 30p after allowing for tax clawback.

Before tax, but allowing for the adjustment of other benefits, the cost would be £95 million a year. After tax at current rates, the cost would be £60 million a year.