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Earnings Disregards

Volume 894: debated on Monday 23 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when the earnings disregard on supplementary benefit is due to be raised; and by how much.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when the Supplementary Benefits Commission proposes to implement the new £4 level of disregarded income on the earnings rule.

As from week commencing 17th November 1975 the earnings disregard will be raised from £1 to £2 a week for claimants who are required to register for employment, and from £2 and £4 a week for others, apart from dependent children whose earnings will be wholly disregarded from that date.