§ Mr. William Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received from the Scottish Council for Single Parents on the child interim benefit proposals; and what reply he has sent.
§ Mr. Deakins
Representations have been received from a number of Scottish MPs on behalf of the Scottish Council for Single Parents about child interim benefit and future social security provision for one-parent families. Replies explaining the Government's policy in this field are being sent.