HL Deb 24 February 1986 vol 471 c931WA
Baroness Macleod of Borve

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they have any plans to amend the supplementary benefit regulations.

Baroness Trumpington

A number of changes in the supplementary benefit regulations will be required to give effect to the uprating of benefit rates in July. My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Social Services has also referred today for consultation with the Social Security Advisory Committee draft regulations amending the rules for single payments.

Following is the covering note sent with the reference of the draft regulations to the committee.