HC Deb 02 February 1970 vol 795 c19W
78. Mr. Fortescue

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the practice of his Department regarding the payment of supplementary benefit to claimants newly transferred from a weekly pay-roll to a monthly pay-roll.

Mr. Ennals

Those affected by a change of pay-roll would normally be excluded from supplementary benefit because they are in full-time work. Advance payments of wages are normally made by employers in such circumstances to prevent hardships but where urgent need arises supplementary benefit is available on a repayment basis.