This particularly affects people who claim income support or jobseeker's allowance.
However in January 1995 they did increase Mrs F's income support payments to include both disability and severe disability premiums.
The work disincentives created by the current arrangements for paying income support on mortgage interest were reduced.
If your partner is in a bail or probation hostel, you can still claim income support at the couples rate.
One in twenty mothers in Britain - particularly lone mothers on Income Support - go without food to meet the needs of their child.