HC Deb 22 December 1988 vol 144 c386W
Mr. Jack

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what aspects of the operation of the Social Security Act 1986 his Department has recently reviewed.

Mr. Scott

My right hon. Friend reviews annually the level of all benefits as required under the 1986 Act. We have recently announced that extra help will be directed towards less well-off pensioners at a cost of £200 million.