HC Deb 14 February 1984 vol 54 c157W
Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what effect the implementation of leaflet NI 248 is likely to have on the take-up of family income supplement.

Mr. Newton

The effect on the take-up of family income supplement as a result of the changes described in leaflet NI 248 is uncertain. Claims are being monitored and statistics will start to become available towards the summer. It is likely, however, to be some time after that before a general picture emerges but the number of awards is likely to be relatively small.

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