HC Deb 24 April 1958 vol 586 cc102-3W
Mr. Blenkinsop

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance the number of men and women, respectively, who have been de-retired for the purpose of earning retirement increments, classified also by civil status.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

The following table gives the available information:

"De-retirements" from 5th August, 1957, to 31st March, 1958
Men with wives over 60 pensioned on husbands' insurance 202
Other men 844
Women pensioned on own insurance 282
Widows pensioned on late husbands' insurance 116
Total (excluding wives pensioned on their husbands' insurance) 1,444