HC Deb 25 January 1972 vol 829 c367W
43. Mr. Leadbitter

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services taking the value of retirement pensions for single persons and married couples, respectively, as 100 in November, 1969, what is the value in each case at the latest available date.

Mr. Dean

101.3 and 101.1, respectively, based on the movement in the General Index of Retail Prices from November, 1969, to December, 1971. For pensioners over age 80 the figures are 105.6 and 106.3, respectively.