HC Deb 23 July 1985 vol 83 c523W
Mr. Squire

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether the Government's proposals to abolish the distinction between householders and non-householders in the proposed income support scheme includes the abolition of the addition paid for housing costs to non-householders.

Mr. Newton

Yes. The rate of personal allowance in the income support scheme would be determined by the claimant's age and marital status rather than by his housing circumstances.

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