Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Pensioners (Residential Homes) on 1st July 1986.
Mr. Wigley Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received on his Department’s consultative paper on his payment of pensions to pensioners at local authority residential homes; and if he will make a statement.
Mr. Major My right hon. Friend has received representations from seven organisations, including the Social Security Advisory Committee, the Association of Metropolitan Authorities, the Association of County Councils, the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, the Associations of Directors of Social Work and of Services, and the Social Care Association. Their comments are being considered.