Oral Answers to Questions — Social Security

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  • Low-paid Workers (8 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will review the Government's policy towards helping those in low-paid employment.

  • Maintenance (23 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security whether he will reconsider his decision financially to penalise mothers who refuse to name the father of their child

  • Lone Parents (8 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what was the cost of income-related benefits paid to lone parents and their children in the latest year for which information is available and in...

  • Care Homes (8 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what representations he has received regarding the proposed £5 increase in income support payments to care home residents.

  • Pensioners (Investment Income) (6 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how much the average pensioner's income from bank and building society deposits has changed since 1979.

  • Arcola Street Office, Hackney (8 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security when he next plans to visit Arcola street social security office

  • Pensioners (Mortgages) (6 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what proportion of pensioners make mortgage repayments; and how much of next April's rise in the basic state pension is attributable to rising...

  • Pensioners (8 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security whether he will meet pensioners' representatives to discuss pensions, standing charges, concessionary fares and other matters; and if he will...

  • Family Credit (6 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what is the latest estimate of the number of individuals who will benefit from the Government's plans to reduce the number of hours which qualify...

  • Social Fund (15 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will make a statement on the working of social fund loans and grants

  • Social Security Systems (6 speeches)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what lessons he estimates may be learned from a study of other countries' systems of social security; and if he will make a statement