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Thursday, 9 December 1971
Page: 4541

Mr Webb (STIRLING, WESTERN AUSTRALIA) asked the Minister for Social Services, upon notice:

When social services are being reviewed, will he give full consideration to (a) granting a full pension to a wife, who is not 60 years of agc, of an age or invalid pensioner, (b) granting supplementary assistance to pensioners owning their own homes to enable them to meet such items as maintenance and (c) increasing the amount of supplementary assistance.

Mr Wentworth - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

It is the Government's policy to review regularly all aspects of social services.

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