§ 72. Mr. Clinton Davis
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what proposals he has concerning the alleviation of child poverty.
§ 73. Mr. McNamara
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he will introduce legislation to increase family allowances.
§ 77. Mr. St. John-Stevas
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will make a statement of Government policy on family allowances.
§ Sir K. Joseph
The Family Income Supplements Bill, now before the House, will help families of low paid workers. The Government is continuing to study the difficulties and needs of such families and the possibility of a later increase in family allowances is not ruled out.