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Social Security Review

Volume 81: debated on Wednesday 19 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what net increase in expenditure is envisaged when family income supplement is replaced by family credit, at current prices and benefit levels; and how much of this increase in expenditure will be devoted to compensation for the loss of free school meals.

No decisions have yet been taken on the rates for family credit. We will provide a range of illustrative figures when the White Paper is published.