§ 29. Mr. Harper
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services why supplementary benefit offices do not offset the increases in rent and rates, to people on supplementary benefit, even when the time comes for their books to be renewed and reviewed and there has not been any change in circumstances.
§ 39. Mr. Meacher
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services why some supplementary benefits offices are paying rent and rate increases, plus arrears, while other offices are not, or are delaying paying the increases.