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Pensions And Allowances (Payment)

Volume 927: debated on Tuesday 8 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what proportion in numbers and value of (a) retirement pensions, (b) widowed mother's allowance and (c) widows' pensions are paid four-weekly and quarterly in arrears.

The information requested is as follows:offenders as recommended in the Butler Committee Report on Mentally Abnormal Offenders.

There is no single reason. The main reason is probably that although there is widespread support among health authorities, the professions and the trade unions for the policy of setting up these units, there is often a good deal of local opposition when it comes to a specific proposal in a particular locality.