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Board And Lodging

Volume 87: debated on Monday 18 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how long after a claim is registered he anticipates a decision will be made about exercising the discretionary powers proposed in the revised draft board and lodging regulations; and if he will make a statement.

The time taken to reach a decision will depend on the circumstances of the individual case including the degree of urgency. Staff will be instructed to refer cases involving time limits to headquarters by telephone.