HC Deb 14 December 1987 vol 124 c404W
Mr. Frank Field

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if, pursuant to the answer of 30 November,Official Report, column 464, whether the data on low income workers given in the column headed "Reformed System" 1988–89 take into account proposed changes in housing benefit and the proposed 20 per cent. rate contribution; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Scott

The estimates take account of all of the main features of the social security reforms to be introduced next April.