HC Deb 03 December 1981 vol 14 c210W
Mr. Freeson

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the present therapeutic earnings limit; and how this compares with the limit for each of the past three years at constant prices.

Mr. Rossi

The level of the therapeutic earnings limit now and over the past three years, expressed both in cash terms and at constant prices, is as follows:

Cash £ Constant prices* £
November 1981 16.50
November 1980 15.00 16.62
November 1979 13.00 16.61
November 1978 11.00 16.50
* Estimated on the movement of the general index of retail prices up to October 1981—the latest date for which figures are available.