§ Mrs. Beckett
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the number of local authorities in which more than 50 per cent. of ratepayers are receiving housing benefit which meets 100 per cent. of their rates liability; and if he will name these authorities.
§ Mr. McCrindle
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services why it has been decided that the whole of the annuity in home income plans is to be treated as income for the purposes of housing benefit entitlement; and if he will make a statement.