HC Deb 24 July 1990 vol 177 c170W
Mr. Alfred Morris

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will now make a statement on the Government's response to the social security commissioners' decision in the case for severe disability premium of Simon Crompton; and how many other severely disabled people have already benefited or will benefit from the decision.

Mrs. Gillian Shephard

The regulation with which this commissioner's decision is concerned was amended from 9 October 1989. Information on the number of people who benefited under the reinterpretation of the unamended regulation is not yet available.