HC Deb 08 July 1987 vol 119 c168W
Mr. Frank Cook

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what plans he has to assist vulnerable people during periods of exceptionally severe weather once the present arrangements for severe weather payments are abolished in April 1988; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Scott

I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Dunfermline, East (Mr. Brown) on 3 July at column186.