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Wage Stop (Disabled Persons)

Volume 887: debated on Thursday 6 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services in what circumstances supplementary benefit is paid to registered disabled people subject to the wage stop; and if she will make a statement.

Claimants who are substantially disabled would not normally have their benefit wage-stopped. Registration as a disabled person, however, is only one factor in considering whether the removal of a wage stop is justified. If my hon. Friend has any case of difficulty I shall be pleased to receive details from him.