Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Industrial Injuries and Diseases

Part of Orders of the Day — Social Security Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:30 pm on 20th May 1986.

Alert me about debates like this

No. 171, in page 97, line 28, leave out 'the deceased was at his death entitled to child benefit'and insert'the widow is entitled to child benefit if one of the conditions specified in section 43(1) of this Act is for the time being satisfied with respect to the child and the child is either—

  1. (a) a son or daughter of the widow and her late husband; or
  2. (b) a child in respect of whom her late husband was immediately before his death entitled to child benefit; or
  3. (c) if the widow and her late husband were residing together immediately before his death, a child in respect of whom she was then entitled tc child benefit.'.