HC Deb 04 May 1978 vol 949 cc200-1W
Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if, in view of the fact that a new means test for free school transport will exacerbate the poverty trap, she will take into account the effects of this upon work incentives before she comes to any decision.

Miss Margaret Jackson

Yes. My right hon. Friend is well aware of the poverty trap aspects of means-tested benefits.

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