HC Deb 28 June 1983 vol 44 c66W
33. Mr. Stan Thorne

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he expects to announce an increase in child benefit.

Mr. Newton

The increases in child benefit and one parent benefit, to £6.50 and £4.05 respectively, announced at the time of the Budget were confirmed in my right hon. Friend's recent statement to the House on 23 June 1983. —[Vol. 44, c. 162–173.]