HC Deb 22 June 1950 vol 476 c159W
Sir H. Lucas-Tooth

asked the Minister of National Insurance how many persons are eligible for pensions in each of the age groups 60 to 64, 65 to 69, 70 to 74, 75 to 79, 80 to 84, 85 and over, respectively; what is her Department's estimate of corresponding figures for the years 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990 and 2000, respectively; and what is the total amount of money required to meet such pensions during the present year, and the estimated total amounts for each of the above-mentioned years, respectively.

Dr. Summerskill

I am consulting the Government actuary, and will let the hon. Member have the information as soon as I can.