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Social Security And Housing Benefits

Volume 12: debated on Monday 9 November 1981

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Mr. Secretary Fowler, supported by Mr. Secretary Prior, Mr. Secretary Heseltine, Mr. Secretary Younger, Mr. Secretary Edwards, Mr. Secretary Jerkin, Mr. Secretary Tebbit, Mr. Leon Brittan, Mr. Hugh Rossi, Mr. Barney Hayhoe and Mrs. Lynda Chalker, presented a Bill to make provision for the payment of statutory sick pay by employers; to make new provision with respect to the grant of, and the payment of subsidies in respect of, rate rebates, rent rebates and rent allowances; to amend the law relating to social security and war pensions; to amend section 44 of the National Assistance Act 1948; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 6].