Child Benefit

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th June 1983.

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Photo of Mr Robin Squire Mr Robin Squire , Hornchurch 12:00 am, 28th June 1983

Will my hon. Friend confirm that the Government have no intention of means-testing child benefit, because that, more than anything else, would do a great deal of damage to the prospects of the poorer families who claim a benefit that is an important part of their family income?