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Water Filters

Volume 175: debated on Monday 2 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what provision he makes for benefit recipients whose health requires the use of water filters to claim reimbursement for the installation costs of such filters.

Help with these costs may be available from the social fund. An income support recipient can apply for a community care grant or budgeting loan. Anyone, whether in receipt of income support or not, can apply for a crisis loan if there is serious risk to their health or safety.