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Income Support

Volume 175: debated on Thursday 28 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what would be the extra cost at 1990–91 benefit rates of increasing the personal allowance for couples dependent on income support to twice the rate for a single person over the age of 25.

The estimated cost for all income-related benefits would be £1,200 million.

Source: Modelled using data drawn from the 1985–86–87 Family Expenditure Surveys and the 1988 Annual Statistical Enquiry of Income Support recipients.