§ Q13. Mr. Strang
asked the Prime Minister how many letters he received from pensioners during the Christmas recess on subjects for which he is responsible; what proportion of these letters referred to price increases; and what replies he sent.
§ The Prime Minister
On subjects for which I am the Minister primarily responsible, none. One hundred and forty-four letters on subjects with which the Government are concerned can be identified as being from pensioners, of which 54 mentioned price increases. The replies explained Government policy.