HC Deb 12 December 1972 vol 848 cc88-9W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will give for the latest and most convenient stated date the total number of retirement pensioners, both single and married couples, who were in receipt of

Receiving Retirement Pension without Supplementary Pension million Receiving Retirement Pension with Supplementary Pension million Average weekly amount of Supplementary Pension £
Single pensioners (including widown) 2.1 1.4 2.32
Married couples 1.7 0.4 2.14