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Carer's Allowance

Volume 453: debated on Monday 27 November 2006

19. To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the effect of a higher minimum wage on recipients of carer’s allowance. (102914)

The effect of the increase in the national minimum wage on recipients of carer’s allowance will depend upon whether they are working and, if they are, their hours of work per week and whether they receive the national minimum wage.