§ 20. Mr. H. Hynd
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance the difference between the purchasing power of the present basic 100 per cent. disability war pension and that of October, 1951.
§ Mr. Boyd-Carpenter
On the basis of the Interim Index of Retail Prices, the purchasing power of the present 100 per cent. disability war pension is 13s. 11d. above that of the pension current in October, 1951.
§ Mr. K. Thompson
Do not all these answers of my right hon. Friend show that this Government and this party have, in fact, carried out their undertaking to give help where help is most needed?