HC Deb 20 January 1969 vol 776 c16W
Dame Joan Vickers

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the most recent estimate of the number of persons over 80 years of age who are not receiving a pension or supplementary benefit; and how many of these are men and how many are women.

Mr. Swingler

It is estimated that there are some 30,000 men and 60,000 women over the age of 80 who receive neither a national insurance retirement pension nor a supplementary pension.

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