§ Mr. Tony Lloyd
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if full instructions have now been given to local officers of his Department about the means of treating cases connected with board and lodging regulations in the light of recent court cases; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Newton
I refer the hon. Member to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Amber Valley (Mr. Oppenheim) on 14 January at columns553-4.