Income Support and Child Benefit

Part of Orders of the Day — Social Security Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:15 pm on 14th March 1988.

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Photo of Mrs Alice Mahon Mrs Alice Mahon , Halifax 7:15 pm, 14th March 1988

I asked the Minister in Committee whether any allowances could be made under clause 4 to youngsters leaving care. I repeat that request now. Will the Minister find it in his heart to make any concessions whatsoever for a group of youngsters who are dreadfully disadvantaged and who have lots of things in society going against them? Will he please reconsider before this goes through?