To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what are his estimates for spending in future years on income support payments to nursing home residents. 
The information is set out in the table:
|Spending in future years on income support nursing home residents|
1995 Departmental Report.
Revised estimates will appear in the 1996 departmental report.
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if current residents of residential and nursing homes will continue to receive the higher rate of mobility in disability living allowance in 1996–97; if new residents to such establishments in 1996–97 will also receive these benefits; and if he will make a statement. 
Yes. There are no plans to change the current arrangements.