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Supplementary Benefit

Volume 894: debated on Thursday 26 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the average amount of supplementary benefit paid to those claimants of supplementary benefit who would otherwise be in paid employment but who stay at home to care for disabled, sick or elderly relatives.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many women living apart from their husbands are receiving supplementary benefit in consequence of the failure of their husbands to honour undertakings with regard to maintenance.

I regret that I am unable to add to the information I gave my hon. Friend in reply to his earlier Question today.