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Local Authorities (Social Service Charges)

Volume 929: debated on Wednesday 6 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what advice he has given to local authorities regarding charges to be made for services to persons in receipt of supplementary benefit.

No guidance has been given to local authorities on charges to be made for personal social services provided to persons in receipt of supplementary benefit. Local authorities are themselves responsible, under the various Acts, for assessing their own charges, and in doing so will generally have regard to the means of the persons concerned.