Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Child Benefit – 28 October 1987

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Child Benefit on 28th October 1987.


Mr. Wareing Asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had regarding the imposition of taxes on child benefit; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Major This subject was discussed during the social security review that preceded the Social Security Act 1986.