HC Deb 05 May 1955 vol 540 cc160-1W
Mr. Wood

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance what the effect will be of the increase of 10s. 6d. a week in the pensions of war widows who were excepted from liability to pay National Insurance contributions on the ground of small income.

Mr. Marples

Under the provisions of the National Insurance (No. 2) Bill such widows, if they have no other income, will be eligible for exception; in the special circumstances, the increase in the pension will not meanwhile be treated as making them ineligible for exception.

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