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Widow's Charter

Volume 977: debated on Monday 28 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received from the National Association of Widows and other widows' organisations regarding legislation for a widow's charter on human rights.

I have seen a copy of the "Widow's Charter 1980"circulated by the National Association of Widows. I am well aware of the association's views on the items concerning national insurance, which have been raised with my right hon. Friend at a meeting with representatives of the association some months ago and in correspondence.