HC Deb 31 October 1957 vol 575 c106W
62. Mr. Swingler

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance to publish a list of all types of pensions for which he is responsible, indicating which types are exempt from Income Tax.

Miss Pitt

In regard to pensions which are not exempt from tax, the pensioner's liability to tax would, of course, depend on his total income bringing him within the Income Tax range. The following table gives the information for which the hon. Member asks:

Miss Pitt

My right hon. Friend does not think that there is need for any such arrangement. Any pensioner who does not live within easy reach of one of the 98 post offices and sub-post offices in the Isles and who would suffer hardship by having to attend at a post office can appoint someone to cash his pension orders for him. But my right hon. Friend would be glad to look into any particular case in which the hon. Member thinks any practical difficulty has arisen.

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