HC Deb 28 May 1962 vol 660 c91W
65. Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance whether he is aware that during the past twelve months purchasing value of the £ sterling has depreciated to the extent of 1s. 1d.; and whether he will therefore take the necessary action to increase old-age and war disability pensions by a minimum of 5 per cent.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

The present rates of retirement and war disability pensions continue to be worth substantially more in real terms than those which they replaced last year.

Forward to