HC Deb 10 October 1946 vol 427 c84W
27. Mr. Medlicott

asked the Minister of Health if he is aware that some local authorities are reducing rent rebates by an amount equivalent to the family allowances, with the result that children in the homes affected are receiving no benefit from the family allowance; and whether this is in accordance with his policy.

Mr. Bevan

I am not aware of this practice, but I would remind the hon. Member that the management and control of local authority houses is vested in them by statute.

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