HC Deb 25 July 1986 vol 102 cc740-1W
Sir Eldon Griffiths

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to his reply of 9 June, Official Report, column 92, to the hon. Member for Bury St. Edmunds, if, before he determines when and how to introduce family credit, he will make known to the House the approximate compliance costs.

Mr. Newton

The Government have now announced that family credit will be paid direct when it is introduced in 1988. Accordingly, any costs which would have resulted from payment with wages will no longer arise.

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