§ 21. Mr. Allen McKay
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is satisfied that local authorities are fully prepared for the full start of housing benefit in April.
§ 34. Mr. Joseph Dean
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will reimburse local authorities in full for administrative costs incurred in setting up the housing benefit scheme.
§ 71. Mr. Foster
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many claimants will lose benefit when the second stage of the housing benefit scheme is introduced in April.
§ Mr. Rossi
I refer the hon. Member to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Brighton, Kemptown (Mr. Bowden) and the hon. Member for Birmingham, Perry120W Barr (Mr. Rooker) on 25 October 1982—[Vol. 29, c. 311]—and to my subsequent letters dated 16 December 1982, copies of which were placed in the Library of the House.
§ 42. Dr. Edmund Marshall
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he is satisfied with the administrative operation of the housing benefit scheme.