§ Dame Irene Ward
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the embarrassment caused to widows relieved of the earnings rule through the method employed by the Inland Revenue of deducting in a lump sum on September earnings the total amount which became due since March; and if he will take steps to redress this action.50W
§ Mr. MacDermot
If the hon. Lady will send me details so that the cases about which she is concerned can be identified, I will look into them and write to her.