HC Deb 19 March 1985 vol 75 c447W
Mr. Irving

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what progress he has made in his review of the benefits system; when he hopes to propose changes in the present system to Parliament; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Whitney

I refer my hon. Friend to my reply to the hon. Member for Newport, East (Mr. Hughes) on 12 March at column107.