§ Dr. McDonald
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what would be the net cost in (a) the 1984–85 tax year and (b) a full year of (i) restoring the 5 per cent. abatement of invalidity pension and (ii) paying invalid care allowance to married and cohabiting women as from November 1984.
§ Mr. Newton
The net costs would be as follows:614W
£million (a) in 1984–85 (b) in a full year 1. Restoration of 5 per cent, abatement of invalidity pension from November 1984 20 60 2. Payment of invalid care allowance to married and cohabiting women from November 1984 20 60