§ Mr. Steen
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement as to the progress of the application received on 13 August by his Department 454W at Bristol relating to a request for an attendance allowance by Mrs. Clarke, now aged 80 years, of Hotel Chateau Bellevue, Newton road, Totnes, Devon.
§ Mr. Newton
A decision, together with payment of arrears for the due period, was sent to Mrs. Clarke on 31 January. I am writing to my hon. Friend about the circumstances of this case.