HC Deb 24 July 1979 vol 971 c115W
18. Mr. Jim Marshall

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he intends to introduce proposals to withdraw the allocation of pocket money to residents of houses for the elderly provided by local authorities; and if he will make a statement.

Sir George Young

Regulations have been laid prescribing an increased personal allowance for residents in old people's homes as from the date of the November uprating of retirement pension.