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1990 Mar 28 We
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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Social services: Newton PS letter to No.10 ("Income Support Residential Care and Nursing Home Limits") ["following the defeat at Report stage of the NHS and Community Care Bill on the Opposition amendment to increase the amounts of Income Support paid in residential care and nursing homes. A broadly similar amendment has been put down by the Opposition to the Social Security Bill for Report stage tonight. I am writing to let you know how my Secretary of State proposes to respond during the course of the debate and the measures he intends to announce"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3169 f33
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 11pp
Themes: Health policy, Social security & welfare, Society, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Local government finance, Parliament, Union of UK nations, Labour Party & socialism