HC Deb 25 March 1994 vol 240 cc449-50W
Mr. Bradley

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what are the estimated savings to his Department arising from the provisions in the Social Security (Incapacity For Work) Bill to abolish payment to claimants with adult dependants under the age of 60 years and where there is no payment for children.

Mr. Scott

The information is in the table.

1995–96 15
1996–97 40


Estimates are expressed in constant 1993–94 prices and are net of offsetting expenditure on income-related benefits. They are rounded to the nearest £5 million and take account of all other changes proposed in the Social Security (Incapacity for Work) Bill.