§ Mr. Corbett
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when it is now proposed to issue a book for the payment of housewives non-contributory invalidity pension to Mrs. Laure Ripley, 18 Manscroft Road, Hemel Hempstead; on what date Mrs. Ripley was told she was eligible for this benefit; and what are the reasons for the delay in issuing the payment book.
§ Mr. Alfred Morris
I apologise to Mrs. Ripley for the delay in payment of her benefit. I am writing to my hon. Friend explaining the circumstances.