HC Deb 08 November 1949 vol 469 c105W
Mr. Houghton

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether the concession given to old age pensioners for the purchase of tobacco at the lower rate of duty applies to men and women over normal pension age and who, though not in receipt of old age pensions, are receiving national assistance.

Mr. Glenvil Hall

No. The scheme is limited by statute to those in receipt of certain pensions under the Old Age Pensions Act, 1936, and the National Insurance Act, 1946.

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