§ Q20. Mr. Redmond
asked the Prime Minister if he is satisfied with the coordination between the Departments of Health and Social Security and of the Environment in assisting families with low incomes in the application of the provisions of the Housing Finance Act; and if he will make a statement.
§ The Prime Minister
Yes. The rent rebate and allowance schemes are administered by the housing authorities but when tenants are also receiving supplementary benefit the arrangements made under the Act will ensure that they will automatically be granted their appropriate rebate or allowance without having to make a separate application to the housing authority.