HC Deb 22 June 1955 vol 542 c71W
82. Mr. John Hall

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if the Government of Nigeria has now carried out its intention of abolishing the means test for pensioners; and which other Governments in British West Africa have similar proposals.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

The Government of the Federation of Nigeria abolished as from 1st April last the income limits which formerly governed the award of increases to pensions paid under the Pensions Ordinance. The Gold Coast and Sierra Leone Governments had already done so.

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