§ Mrs. Knight
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will bring to the attention of the Health Education Council the booklet "Sound Sex Education" published by the Order of Christian Unity, and consider making it available to area health officers, health education officials and community health councils, as an alternative choice of sex education material.
§ Dr. Owen
I understand that the Health Education Council is already aware of the booklet "Sound Sex Education". The council, which has a responsibility at national level for the
Benefit/Allowance Case (a): Man earning £65 a week Case (b): Man claiming short-term national insurance benefit Case (c): Man unemployed and claiming supplementary benefit £ £ £ Family allowance 3.00 3.00 3.00 Short-term national insurance increases for children — 7.50 — Supplementary benefit child scale rates (net of family allowance) — — 10.95 Child tax allowances 6.53* 6.53* — Gross level of child support 9.53 17.03 13.95 Less: Tax and clawback on family allowance -1.75 -1.75 — Net level of child support† 7.78 15.28 13.95 * For Case (a) and Case (b) it is assumed that taxable income in the year is sufficient to enable full value to be derived from child tax allowances and for tax to be payable at the standard rate on marginal income. For Case (c) it is assumed that taxable income falls below the appropriate tax threshold for the year. † Benefits and tax reliefs are assumed to be at current rates. No account is taken of the value of other available benefits for children—e.g., free prescriptions, dental or ophthalmic treatment, or free or subsidised school meals—since the use of these benefits will vary from child to child.