HC Deb 11 July 1955 vol 543 cc150-1W
Brigadier Prior-Palmer

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the plight of that section of the population who are existing on small fixed incomes in retirement, the product of their life savings; and whether he will take action to alleviate their lot.

Mr. R. A. Butler

As I said in my last Budget speech, I regard those living on small investment incomes as a class very deserving of help, and I have in fact included in my 1952, 1953 and 1955 Budgets measures designed specifically to help them.

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