§ Mr. Bob Russell
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, pursuant to his answer of 28 February 2000,Official Report, column 172W, to the hon. Member for Colchester, what the level of the savings limit set at £3,000 in April 1998 would be now if it had been uprated since then in line with the retail prices index. 
§ Mr. Bayley
If the lower capital limit of £3,000, set in 1988, in the income-related benefits had been uprated in line with the retail price index it would be £4,878 at April 2000.