§ Mr. Michael Spicer
The Department's capital allocation to housing authorities enable them to take into742W
(Reduction of Grant) Regulations 1990—SI 1990 No. 1189), the lower income thresholds (or applicable amount) for disabled facilities grants in each of the cases cited will be as follows:
- (a) single disabled person £72.10 pw (£3,760 pa)
- (b) single severely disabled person £100.30 pw (£5,230 pa)
- (c)Maried couple, one disabled £99.70 pw (£5,199 pa)
- (d) Married couple, one disabled, with two children £143.55 pw (£7,485 pa)
- (e) Married couple with two children, one disabled £136.85 pw (£7,136 pa)
In each case the adults are assumed to be between 25 and 59 years old and any children are 11 to 15. These thresholds do not include the appropriate earnings disregards (£15 per week in cases (a) to (d), £10 per week in case (e)).
§ Mr. Hannam
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the proposed upper income thresholds for a disabled facilities grant for eligible works amounting to(a) £5,000, (b) £10,000, (c) £15,000, (d) £20,000 and (e) £25,000 to (i) a single disabled person with a disability premium, (ii) a single disabled person with a severe disability premium, (iii) a married couple, one of whom is in receipt of a disability premium, (iv) a married couple, one or whom is in receipt of a disability premium, and with two children and (v) a married couple with two children, one of whom is in receipt of a disability premium.
§ Mr. Chope
In accordance with regulations laid before the House today (the Housing Renovation etc. Grants (Reduction of Grant) Regulations 1990—SI 1990 No. 1189), the upper net income thresholds for disabled facilities grants in each of the cases cited would be as follows:
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