HC Deb 22 May 1973 vol 857 c41W
44. Mr. Edwin Wainwright

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when the amount of money which is disregarded when calculating supplementary benefits paid to people over pension age was increased to £1; and what is its present-day value.

Mr. Dean

The £1 disregard was fixed in November 1966. Its present-day value is 69p.