HC Deb 08 December 1952 vol 509 c7W
77. Mr. George Craddock

asked the Minister of National Insurance for what reasons he refused to meet national officers of the National Spinsters Pensions Association, who desire to plead the needs of older single women.

Mr. Peake

Having already received a deputation on this subject from Members of all parties in this House, I informed the Association that in my view no useful purpose would be served—and indeed false hopes might be raised—by my acceding to their request.

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