Income Support and Child Benefit

Part of Orders of the Day — Social Security Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:56 pm on 14th March 1988.

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Photo of Mr Ronnie Fearn Mr Ronnie Fearn , Southport 6:56 pm, 14th March 1988

With regard to subsection (4A), can the Minister clarify what is meant by the power of the Secretary of State? Is that power designated through the officers of the DHSS, or does the application have to go direct to the Secretary of State in every case?