HC Deb 16 March 2001 vol 364 c773W
Mr. Todd

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security when he will review the rates of earnings disregard for(a) Income Support and (b) Housing Benefit. [152953]

Mr. Bayley

The existing £15 a week higher earnings disregard in Income Support, Jobseeker's Allowance, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit will be increased to £20 a week from 9 April 2001.