§ Mr. Steen
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services why attendance allowance will not be paid to Mrs. Bowell, currently of 80 Blatchcombe road, Paignton, who attends to her son, Mr. Alan Bowell, when they move to Spain at the beginning of July, in the light of the information in booklet SA29 paragraph 26; and if he will make a statement, with reference to the letter from the hon. Member for South Hams to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State on 8 June.
§ Mr. Portillo
The adjudication officer has ruled that attendance allowance is not payable to those who take up permanent residence outside the United Kingdom. Leaflet SA29 will require amendment. Mrs. Bowell may appeal to a social security appeals tribunal, and hence to the social security commissioner on a point of law.