securi▪ ty plan
The Government has rejected a proposal to allow the en employed, pensioners, the sick, and one parent families to have a say in how social security offices are run.
The plan. put forward by the Supplementary Benefits Commission, suggested that groups of "consumers" or "users" who are on the receiving end of supplementary and other benefits Corn mission, suggested that groups of -consumers" or "users" who are on the receiving end of supple mentary and otherbenefit should be formed to advise local offices of the Department of Health and Social Security.
the commission recommended that the groups should have about 15 members. including six or seven claimants or their representatives, three or four representatives of local voluntary organisations. and three or four members of staff of the local social security office.