Maintenance Allowances

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th December 1973.

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Photo of Mr Timothy Raison Mr Timothy Raison , Aylesbury 12:00 am, 11th December 1973

My Department believes that discretionary awards make sense, because local circumstances vary and local authorities are the people best placed to judge them. I remind the hon. Gentleman that a number of benefits are available to these children, including family allowances and child tax allowances.