Disability Benefits for the Elderly

Part of Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] – in the House of Commons at 3:33 pm on 8th December 2009.

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Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt Opposition Whip (Commons), Deputy Chair, Conservative Party 3:33 pm, 8th December 2009

My hon. Friend might care to know that Steve Webb is a master of the lurid headline. His website reveals that he has issued press releases entitled:

"Docking alcoholics benefits fundamentally inhumane" and

"New benefits scheme shunting ill onto lower support", as well as the astounding,

"Benefits changes will leave millions without social security".

Therefore, so as far as lurid titles are concerned, the hon. Gentleman obviously knows his stuff.

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