HC Deb 07 March 1978 vol 945 cc620-1W
Mr. Thorne

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proposals he has to withdraw tax allowances which will deny child benefits to immigrant parents whose children live overseas; and whether he will make an early statement.

Mr. Robert Sheldon,

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 6th March 1978; gave the following answer:

I have nothing to add to the reply given by my right hon. Friend, the Chief Secretary, to my hon. Friend the Member for Battersea, South (Mr. Perry) on 9th March 1977.

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