§ 134. Mr. Driberg
asked the Minister of National Insurance if he is aware of the hardship caused to a number of old age pensioners who retired from work on or about the date at which it was announced that the increased pension would be paid but have not yet received it; and if, in particular, he will expedite payment of it to Mr. C. E. Cundy, 5, Belvedere Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, Mr. F. Warren, 20, Granville Terrace, Burnham-on-Crouch, Mr. W. Mapes, Whitney Terrace, Burnham-on-Crouch, Mr. A. Richmond, Lilian Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, and others resident in this neighbourhood.
§ Mr. Steele
I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given to several 135W Questions on this subject yesterday by my right hon. Friend. Inquiries are being made into the particular cases mentioned in the Question and I will communicate the results as soon as possible.