HC Deb 04 July 1994 vol 246 c55W
Mr. Dalyell

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what consideration he has given to allowing West Lothian district council and other successor housing authorities to Scottish Homes to operate benefit distribution on behalf of his Department.

Mr. Hague

Local authorities have a statutory duty to administer the housing benefit scheme, and we have no plans to alter this.

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