Financial Inclusion/Family Budgets

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 31st March 2014.

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Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard Conservative, Blackpool North and Cleveleys 2:30 pm, 31st March 2014

Financial resilience for families in my constituency can be a real challenge. One of the biggest impacts on the family budget can be the loss of a loved one. Does the Secretary of State think it is now time to consider whether social fund funeral payments should be index linked to inflation to ensure that they keep pace with the cost of funerals?