§ 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.]