HC Deb 14 November 1955 vol 546 c2W
Mr. G. Thomas

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance the present value of the basic retirement pension in terms of the value of the £ in 1946.

Mr. Peake

On a comparison of the current Retail Prices Index figure with the October, 1946, cost-of-living index figure, 40s. now would be equivalent to 26s. 8d. in October, 1946.

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