HC Deb 26 March 1964 vol 692 cc183-4W
Mr. Mulley

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance how many persons in receipt of National Assistance supplements to their old age or widow's pensions have sums disregarded on account of disability benefits and superannuation in the assessment of their entitlements; and what is the average amount of the disregard in each case.

Mrs. Thatcher

85,000 in December, 1963. The average amounts of war disability pension and of superannuation

ployed at the Gateshead Youth Employment Office are as follows:

disregarded were 26s. 1d. and 12s. 3d. The great majority of the disregards were in respect of superannuation. Information about disability benefits other than war disability pension is not available.