asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the value of the child benefit expressed at April 1973 prices.
£1·56, based on the retail price index for October 1979.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he proposes to increase child benefit.
I refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend's reply to the hon. Member for Oldham, West (Mr. Meacher) on 24 July.—[Vol. 971, c. 332–34.]