HC Deb 23 October 1989 vol 158 c342W
33. Ms. Armstrong

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will make it his policy that the uprating of benefits next April will include an increase based on inflation for those in receipt of transitional protection.

Mrs. Gillian Shephard

Income support special transitional additions are increased in line with inflation. Other transitional protection, including housing benefit non-statutory payments, is not increased.

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