HC Deb 16 July 1959 vol 609 cc60-1W
Mr. Green

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance whether he will announce the date on which he proposes to bring into force the provisions of Section 6 of the National Insurance Act, 1959.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

Yes. A Commencement Order is being published today fixing 3rd August, 1959, as the operative date for these provisions which improve the value of the increases of retirement pension to be earned by postponing retirement and reduce the number of contributions needed to earn each increment.