HC Deb 04 February 1976 vol 904 c678W
Mr. Edge

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will reduce the period for which a person has needed continuous care before qualifying for an attendance allowance from six months to three months.

Mr. Alfred Morris

I have given very careful further consideration to the suggestion made by my hon. Friend. Having regard to the higher priority of other claims from disabled people, however, and the limited resources, such a reduction would not be justified.