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Tuesday, 30 April 1968

Mr Webb asked the Minister for Social Services, upon notice:

Will he consider granting supplementary assistance to pensioners owning their own homes to meet such items as maintenance?

Mr Wentworth - The answer to the honourable members question is as follows:

The Government has already indicated that it will review all aspects of social services and the matter raised by the honourable member will receive careful consideration. Any decision to broaden the conditions of eligibility for supplementary assistance will be taken and announced in the usual way.

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