HC Deb 09 March 1995 vol 256 c265W
Ms Armstrong

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the cost to the Exchequer of raising the personal allowance by an amount equivalent to the blind person's allowance for people receiving disability living allowance at a rate equal to, or greater than, the middle rate of the care component of that allowance.

Sir George Young

[holding answer 3 March 1995]The estimated revenue cost in 1994–95 of such a change is £20 million.

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