HC Deb 21 July 1958 vol 592 cc5-6W
51. Mr. N. Pannell

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance the estimated cost of granting retirement pensions at the age of 50 years to widows of men insured under the National Insurance Act, 1948, such widows being under 50 years but over 45 years of age at their husbands' deaths.

Miss Pitt

Nearly £10 million a year.