HC Deb 01 December 1993 vol 233 cc544-5W
28. Mr. Cousins

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what contribution he is making to the Government's review of social security spending.

Mr. Gummer

Ministers and officials in the Departments of the Environment and of Social Security are in regular contact about issues of mutual interest. A formal working group has been established to discuss matters relating to housing and benefits policy.