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Tuesday, 19 August 1980
Page: 14

To the Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives in Parliament assembled:

The petition of the undersigned respectfully showeth that lone parents receiving Social Security benefits ate being further disadvantaged by the fact that their benefits are only partially adjusted to the Consumer Price Index.

Your petitioners most humbly pray that the Members of the House of Representatives in Parliament assembled, should ensure that the necessary legislation be enacted to raise the dependents allowance for pensioners and the level of permissible income for pensioners and that both these factors be indexed in future.

And your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray, by Mr Scholes.

Petition received.

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