HC Deb 08 February 1977 vol 925 c626W
30. Mr. Bulmer

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he proposes to remove the current distinctions between the treatment of men and women in entitlement to non-contributory invalidity pensions.

Mr. Alfred Morris

As provided for in the Social Security Act 1975, the noncontributory invalidity pension is already payable to incapacitated men and single women. It will be extended to married women who are incapable of doing both their housework and other work in November 1977.

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