§ Mr. Meacher
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when, and how, he now proposes to raise the board and lodging limits for elderly persons and others in residential homes and hospitals.
§ Mr. Wareing
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement on the regulations governing board and lodging allowances in the light of the recent report of the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
§ Mr. Newton
I refer the hon. Members to what my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Social Services said to the House this afternoon.