HC Deb 21 July 1960 vol 627 cc64-5W
Mr. Freeth

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance whether he is yet in a position to make the Order to bring into effect the system of graduated contributions under the National Insurance Act, 1959; and from what date it is intended that it should operate.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

Yes. The main regulations required to operate the system of graduated contributions and pensions have now been made, and I have today laid an Order the effect of which is that graduated contributions will start to be paid from 6th April, 1961.

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