HC Deb 01 June 1981 vol 5 c255W
Mr. Hannam

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Exeter on 6 May, Official Report, columns 78–79, if he will ensure that married women will be made eligible for the invalid care allowance as soon as resources permit.

Mr. Rossi

A further extension of this allowance is one of a number of competing priorities in the disablement field which the Government will wish to consider as new resources become available, and I cannot give my hon. Friend any undertakings at this stage.