HC Deb 05 June 1972 vol 838 c23W
Mrs. Castle

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what would be the cost of paying invalidity allowance at the higher rate for all in receipt of invalidity pension.

Sir K. Joseph

At the rates proposed in the National Insurance Bill the annual cost would be about £15 million gross or £10 million net after adjustments of supplementary benefit had been taken into account.