HC Deb 12 February 1980 vol 978 c630W
Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, further to his reply to the hon. Member for Norfolk, North, Official Report, 29 January, column 606, how he measures the gap between supplementary entitlement levels and the net earnings of the lower paid; and if he will publish figures showing how this gap has altered during the past five years.

Mrs. Chalker

I shall let my hon. Friend have a reply as soon as possible.