HC Deb 12 December 1972 vol 848 cc89-90W
Mr. Edwin Wainwright

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will now make a detailed statement on the different categories under which severely their basic pensions and no supplementary; how many were in receipt of supplementary; and on average what this amount was for this stated date.

Mr. Dean

The estimated figures for December 1971, the latest convenient date, are as follows:

congenitally disabled children will qualify for benefits under the new Government scheme.

Sir K. Joseph

I will make a detailed statement about these arrangements as soon as possible, but I am not yet ready to do so.