Delyn MP David Hanson today welcomed the Chancellor’s Budget as a commitment to economic stability, opportunity and security for all.
The 2008 Budget set out key measures to help lift 250,000 children out of poverty, and an extra boost of £50 to over 60’s households and £100 for over 80’s households on top of the Winter Fuel Payment.
David Hanson said:
“Today’s Budget is great news for pensioners, families and children.
“Over 9 million households nationwide 15,200 households in Delyn constituency will get extra cash to pay their heating bills this year.
“And 8,495 families in this area will gain from the increases in Child Benefit.
“I also welcome the Budget focus on tackling two of the big issues of today – child poverty and climate change.