Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services

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  • Family Allowances (Unmarried Parents) (9 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will reconsider his decision not to issue family allowances from the date of birth in respect of children born to unmarried parents, such...

  • Cohabitation Rule (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will introduce legislation to enable supplementary benefit to be continued to be paid to women who it is alleged have been cohabiting until...

  • Pensions (12 speeches)

    Mr. R. C. Mitchell: asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will now introduce legislation to increase retirement pensions to £10 a week for a single person and £16 a...

  • Deaf Persons (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make financial assistance available to deaf persons who are unable to use the National Health Service deaf aid.

  • Young Chronic Sick (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what steps he intends to take to provide for more beds for the young chronic sick in North Staffordshire.

  • Meals on Wheels (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will seek powers to subsidise the Meals on Wheels service so that it may be made available on a seven-day-a-week basis to all those...

  • Invalid Vehicles (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is satisfied with the present provision of electrically-powered invalid cars to the disabled.

  • Battered Children (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what further action he is taking to safeguard the interests of small children and babies who are subjected to deliberate injury by their parents...

  • Juvenile Offenders (London) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he has yet approved any plans for the treatment of juvenile offenders in London.

  • Hospital Advisory Service (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services why he has reduced the number of teams in the Hospital Advisory Service.

  • Benefits and Grants (Information Expenditure) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement of the amount spent in informing people of benefits and grants available, and details of ways in which the money is spent.

  • Lea Castle Hospital (Patient's Death) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what reply he has sent to the letter which he has received from the Chairman of the Lea Castle Hospital Parents and Friends Association about the...

  • Psittacosis (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is now prepared to classify psittacosis as a notifiable disease.

  • Hospitals and Old People's Homes (East Suffolk) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the total capital expenditure on hospitals and old people's homes since 1st July 1970 in East Suffolk.

  • Smoking (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if the new smoking material being marketed by a firm whose name has been supplied to him has been fully investiated for harmful effects and if the...

  • Homelessness (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what further progress has been made in dealing with homelessness and the arrangements for accommodating homeless families.

  • Holloway Sanatorium, Virginia Water (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many new houses are being provided in 1973–74 for the staff of the Holloway Sanatorium, Virginia Water.

  • Disablement Income Group (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he last met representatives of the Disablement Income Group.