HC Deb 21 October 1982 vol 29 c192W
Mr. Speller

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he has completed his consideration of the child benefit legislation which affects children in care who return home temporarily.

Mr. Newton:

Yes. A draft amending regulation will shortly be referred to the Social Security Advisory Committee. The intention will be to provide for child benefit to be payable in respect of a child, who is in the care of a local authority, but who nevertheless spends a period of seven consecutive nights at home.

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