HC Deb 28 January 1992 vol 202 c519W
Mr. George Howarth

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will itemise the elements used to calculate the entitlements for income-related benefits such as income support, housing benefit and community charge benefit.

Miss Widdecombe

The applicable amounts used to calculate income-related benefits are intended to cover all normal day-to-day living expenses and do not include separate amounts for specific items.