HC Deb 21 January 1965 vol 705 c115W
Brigadier Clarke

asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what were the economic reasons which made it impossible to accept the proposals put forward for an early payment of an increase in retirement pensions.

Mr. George Brown

A full explanation was given by my right hon. Friend, the Minister of Pensions and National insurance on 4th December during the Committee stage of the National Insurance Bill.