HC Deb 30 April 1981 vol 3 c428W
Mrs. Renée Short

asked the Prime Minister if she will consider the possibility of introducing proposals to pool all the different allowances now paid to young people aged 16 to 19 years and to redivide the money as a single means tested youth benefit; and if she will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

As my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Social Services said on 27 April, the Government are keeping the range of financial support for young people under age 19 under review, but have no plans at present for making any changes.