HC Deb 04 February 1985 vol 72 cc443-4W
Mr. Hume

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if, in the light of the recent exceptionally severe weather in Northern Ireland, he has any plans to give single payments to help supplementary benefit claimants meet any resultant fuel debt.

Mr. Chris Patten

I refer the hon. Gentleman to the reply I gave to the right hon. Gentleman the Member for Strangford (Mr. Taylor) on 1 February 1985, at column 349.