HC Deb 07 May 1940 vol 360 c1060W
Mr. Wilmot

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he is aware of the distress among Post Office pensioners owing to the rise in the cost of living; and whether it is proposed to make some allowance to meet the increased costs to the poorest classes of pensioners?

Captain Crookshank

As I indicated in my reply to the hon. Member for North Camberwell (Mr. Ammon) on 7th November last, His Majesty's Government are not prepared to take such action, which would require legislation.