HC Deb 30 July 1982 vol 28 c857W
Mr. Rooker

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish in the Official Report the cost of the maternity allowance in 1979–80 and in the latest year for which figures are available.

Mr. Rossi

The information is as follows:

1979–80 £125 million
1981–82 £161 million (Provisional)