HC Deb 27 November 1979 vol 974 c556W
Q5. Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Prime Minister what plans she has to co-ordinate taxation, welfare, employment and housing policies to restore incentive to work.

The Prime Minister

We try to co-ordinate those policies in our day-to-day work. I know my hon. Friend is particularly concerned that the gap between welfare benefits and net take-home pay is too small and we are mindful of the points he continues to argue so cogently.

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