HC Deb 27 April 1988 vol 132 c175W
Mr. Colvin

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his estimate of the additional cost in the first year of operation of raising the proposed cut-off for housing benefit from £6,000 of capital to £10,000.

Mr. Portillo

Of the order of £60 million on the assumptions contained in the question from my hon. Friend the Member for Hendon, South (Mr. Marshall) on 18 April 1988 at columns341–42.