HC Deb 17 December 1975 vol 902 c662W
Mr. Dodsworth

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will review the position of a person receiving an invalidity benefit which becomes a retirement pension at the age of 70 years, so as to maintain the tax exemption applicable to the invalidity benefit.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

No. To allow retirement pensioners who have been receiving invalidity benefit up to age 70 to draw their retirement pension tax free could be regarded as unfair by other pensioners whose incomes are no larger.

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