HC Deb 10 February 1969 vol 777 c211W
51. Dame Irene Ward

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people at 31st December, 1968, had been excused paying National Insurance contributions on the grounds of low incomes.

Mr. Swingler

At that date approximately 160,000 insured persons, of whom 110,000 were women, held certificates of exception from liability to pay contributions because of small incomes.